This is superconcentrated, dense and impactful. It's stacked with stone fruit flavors and a buttery bite of brioche. Eighteen months' aging in 30% new French oak has contributed a toasted nut note that dominates the finish.
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: email@example.com.