Tasted a few months ahead of its official release, this is a bright, fresh mix of cranberry, raspberry and cherry fruit. The flavors are crisp and clear, and the mouthfeel is already supple, with citrus highlights. It should be drinking quite nicely by the back half of this year.
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.