Dineen vineyard fruit contributes ripe flavors of blueberry and black cherry, yet retains the peppery, herbal scents and flavors of Yakima Valley Syrah. It's front-loaded for flavor, complex at first taste. The follow-through turns slightly minty, with acids tasting of lemon zest and pineapple, giving it a sharp and precise finish.
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.