Fat, oaky nose sings of cherries and smoke, sweet fruit, and soft wood. This is young, forward, seductive and fruity, with the oak providing the depth and interest that the fruit alone lacks. Very well made; drink right now. Best Buy.
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.