Beautiful fruit is the star here, showing complex flavors of blackberry, brambleberry and loganberry, nicely set off against sweet oak. Just a perfect balance, with some life ahead, but why wait. It's really a treasure right now.
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.