Sourced from the Lonesome Spring Ranch vineyard, this pure Barbera offers light cranberry fruit flavors, tart and puckery, retaining a sense of freshness despite being released more than four years after the vintage. Pretty cherry candy flavors come up in the back, leaving a pleasing impression. Drink up soon before the wine starts to fade.
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.