Essentially a Malbec/Cabernet Sauvignon blend (with a splash of Syrah). The young fruit flavors open into a generous, complex and nicely detailed wine. At first fruity and tart, with a sweet/sour plum core, it brings in spices and herbal highlights through a layered 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.