Derived from an assortment of Dundee Hills vineyards, this pays tribute to the Jory soils of the AVA. Strong mineral accents keep a tight focus on brambly cherry flavors. The barrel aging, which was minimal given the wine's early release, adds just a touch of caramel.
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.