Pure Cabernet Franc, boasting truly ripe, lovely red and purple berry fruits, married to peppery highlights. The expected herbal underbrush is there, but tamed and wrapped in polished tannins with a toasty finish. Fine 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.