Though not from the estate vineyard, this is a well-done reserve from this new and substantial Eola Hills vintner. Sweet and juicy, it's like the concentrate of blackberry, raspberry and boysenberry. Good tannic structure supports the fruit.
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.