Strong cinnamon and mocha scents illuminate this wine, and the fruit shows some pretty cherry qualities. A bit of dill creeps in too, showing the effect of this cooler vintage on a cooler site. —P.G.
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.