Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Franc are in the blend, and this may be the best Chalk Line ever. Cherries and chocolate rule here, with tasty highlights of toast and caramel. Smooth and supple, it glides across the palate into a satisfying finish with a lick of citrus to liven it up.
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.