This excellent Syrah is a vineyard designate that perfectly captures both vineyard and Yakima Valley terroir. It's graceful and complex, lightly peppery, with plum and cherry flavors at the core. The balance and length are superb.
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.