A sharp herbal note permeates the crisp red fruit aromas. The wine is surprisingly smooth, and the tannins have a sanded, silky quality. The flavors are a pleasing mix of strawberry, cherry, milk chocolate and caramel.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.