This reserve-level wine is a barrel selection from a particular block of the vineyard. It's aromatic, with wet hay, raspberry and cherry scents. The flavors have a lightly spicy lift, punching through with a chipotle pepper-like edge but finishing on ripe fruit. Best through 2022.
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.