This Cabernet Sauvignon has splashes of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. A pretty cherry flavor emerges immediately, with a peppery bite on the finish. It's not supercomplex, but it is very well structured and just right for near-term drinking.
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.