The Bully is a stiff, tannic, earthy and tight young wine, chewy and cherry-flavored; deep and hard and dense. Young as it is, the wine tastes of cassis, cherry, tobacco and oak. It mostly just needs a lot of time to breathe and a couple more years of bottle age.
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.