This Bordeaux-style blend that is three-fifths Cabernet Sauvignon, has light berry flavors and a wash of new oak. Mocha and toast and chocolate smother the fruit, which fades quickly. If you love chocolaty reds, you will find this wine delightful.
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.