Of the winery's two reserves, this is the darker in terms of both fruit and barrel flavors. Well-ripened cherry fruit fills the mouth, and leads into a full-bodied, resonant finish with highlights of toasted coconut. This delicious, well-balanced wine spent 10 months in new French 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.