Good, solid, ripe fruit that shows interesting leather and saddle scents. The wine is concentrated and reasonably long, with new oak flavors of toast and sweet cocoa. Very good winemaking is evident here.
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.