Sourced from the Volcano Ridge vineyard, there's nothing shy here. Ripe to the edge of jammy, it's bursting with black fruits. An interesting streak of menthol/wintergreen amps up the freshness, and it has sufficient acidity to lift the finish. Add this to the short list of must-taste Oregon Zins.
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.