One of a series of single-clone offerings from Kason, this pushes the ripeness to its limits. Nonetheless, the black-fruit flavors can't compete with the intense charred-wood character. Bitter tannins take over 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.