The Cuvée Alexander blend is 36% Cabernet Sauvignon, 55% Merlot and 9% Cab Franc. Dark and roasted, thick and jammy, it bursts with ripe blackberry fruit flavors. This rich, expansive fruit is nicely matched to toasty oak, laced with layers of smoke, coffee grounds and licorice.
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: email@example.com.