Every “K” Syrah has a raison d'etre. In this instance, there is a meaty power under the blocky fruit, mitigated with some pleasant barrel flavors of cracker and cocoa. You can drink it young, or wait for it to pull itself together, with equal enjoyment.
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.