Classic black cherry fruit anchors this Cabernet from the seminal Champoux vineyard. There is also a strong vein of minerality, etched in herb and hinting at licorice. This is very young and tight, but poised for a long life ahead.
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.