The Raptor Red, made in limited quantities, is Kestrel's most expensive wine. It's an interesting Bordeaux blend, and incorporates some old vine fruit. Subtle flavors include a rich mix of fresh herbs, earth and lightly-ripened berries, swathed in substantial new oak.
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: email@example.com.