The blend is 59% Merlot, 33% Syrah, and 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, and the flavors mix well. There's some not unpleasant volatile acidity and very tart, tangy red fruit flavors. All nicely integrated, and drinking pleasantly 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.