Well-defined, this tight and sculpted Cabernet is muscular and firm. Its black cherry and cassis fruit core is augmented with astringent herbs, lingering through a focused finish. It's well structured for aging over the next 5–7 years.
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.