A bit high-toned, with a raspberry scent and flavor, this youthful Syrah remains stubbornly tight. It could certainly benefit from additional bottle age. Re-tasted after being open overnight, with the same results.
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.