Smooth and pleasantly herbal, this is a silky wine with a mix of blueberry, plum and cherry fruit. It spent 20 months in barrel, which lends a light chocolate note to the fruit. Velvety, delicate and most delightful, it should be consumed while it retains its youthful freshness.
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.