In the aromas are some organic, composty notes, some violets, and plenty of purple fruits. This wine has extra grip in the mouth, drying tannins, quite ripe and polished, and elevated with beautifully ripe fruit. Veins of licorice and black olive run into the 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.