Opens with a sharp, bitter scent, which might generously be called juniper, herb and pine. But in the mouth it remains tough and quite tannic. It's hard, chewy and roughhewn, showing little in the way of fruit. —P.G.
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.