This is a gem—40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 30% Cab Franc. Dense, fruity and salty, it also carries concentrated chocolate and coffee flavors, surrounding very rich cassis and black cherry fruits. A superb value.
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.