Two thirds of this is sourced from the Walla Walla valley. It's a well-made, fruit-forward style, with berry, plum, vanilla and licorice flavors set in a rather lean frame. As it breathes, more of the herbal notes emerge; adding detail and dimension.
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.