Young and bright, this is loaded with fresh boysenberry and tart cherry flavor. At first sip, it seems concentrated with excellent structure and length; as it breathes some green tannins begin to show in the finish. Overall a good effort.
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.