A rare, pure, varietal Petit Verdot, from a great Red Mountain vineyard. Earthy, thick tannins cover sleek red fruits, with plenty of acidity under to buoy it up. It's a big, blocky, slightly hot wine, that may benefit from further bottle age.
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.