Lush dark fruits abound: Blackberries, boysenberries, black cherry and even a suggestion of cassis. This wine has excellent balance and polish, with restrained barrel flavors. The fruit speaks volumes.
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.