Griffin Creek wines are boldly styled, and this intense Cabernet will please fans of high-toned, vibrant reds. Hints of nail polish and tobacco are here, to go with the generous red fruits. A burst of alcoholic heat in the bright, vivacious finish. —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.