Dark purple-black, dense and spicy, this sports some bright, tart fruit flavors of plum and citrus. It's a bracing wine that needs food or time to show what kind of depth is there. Right now it's all about saturated primary fruits.
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.