An easy-drinking red blend, made for near term enjoyment. The blend is 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Cab Franc, 10% Syrah and 10% Zinfandel. All quite ripe and wrapped in smoky chocolate. The finish gets a little chalky.
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.