Slightly confected scents lead into sweetly spicy fruit, leaning to purple fruits with fig and prune highlights. The acidity is spot on, and the tannins are ripe and firm. The blend includes 10% Malbec.
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.