Beautifully crafted, aromatic, high-toned but not over the top. Plummy, pretty cherry fruit, lightly spiced and showing a bit of chocolate as it breathes. In this freeze year the crop was reduced by two thirds; just 289 cases were produced.
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.