This wine's brambly raspberry fruit has a distinctive, sharp edge. It's tightly framed with peppery tannins. Extended aeration reveals some barrel toast and warms up the finish. It was sourced from select barrels and should age nicely for up to a decade.
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.