In this vintage the M.C.K. (Motor City Kitty) Syrah is sourced from the Milbrandt's Talcott Vineyard, though not labeled as such. It's herbal and fresh, with light and pretty berry fruits. A strong citrus component has been somewhat muted, and this wine is drinking well right now.
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.