Plum and cherry fruit flavors are dressed in malted milk chocolate. It's smooth and instantly accessible. The wine spent 18 months in 40% new French oak. It's ready right now, and does not require further cellaring.
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: email@example.com.