This toasty red blend is surprisingly rich and loaded with plum, cherry and chocolate flavors. There is a roasted, smoky quality to the finish, perhaps one reason the wines didn't make the cut into the higher priced Sheridan lineup. But for some palates this will seem like the best bargainof them all.
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.