This wine has a good core of raspberry fruit, but it is overwhelmed by sharp and volatile aromas. For those sensitive to such high notes, they are strong enough to give a vinegary bite to the finish. For some tasters, it won't be a problem.
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.