Here is a tasty chewy full-flavored effort, loaded with black-cherry fruit. There are notes of cola and brown sugar, along with a finishing hint of coffee. It was aged for 11 months in just 7% new French oak.
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.