Just two barrels of this 100% Grenache were bottled, after aging 20 months in French oak. It's bright and spicy, showing cranberry and cherry fruit highlighted by orange peel, cinnamon, pepper and red licorice. The lovely fruit shines right on through a lingering finish.
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.