A Bordeaux blend, this chewy red shows good structure and a core of black fruits. Plenty of black olive, forest floor and earth flavors are mixed in and the wine feels substantial but not heavy or unbalanced. The flavors linger into a pleasing, soft, lightly herbal finish.
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.