Southern Oregon red wines don't attain the richness of either northern California or Washington state efforts, but they have their own charms. This wine, soft and scented with cranberries, vanilla and eucalyptus, offers pleasing berry/plum-fruit, plenty of firm acid, and a hard, tannic finish. —P.G.
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.