From a low-yielding, rocky site, this is a well-structured wine with compelling minerality. Its immaculate raspberry fruit is etched with well-modulated streaks of stem and leaf. It was aged in one fifth new barriques.
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.