Smooth, svelte and utterly delicious, this glossy, seamless Petit Verdot is packed with bright flavors of berry, cherry and plum. The management of the fruit is perfect, and the barrel aging adds proportionate streaks of espresso and mocha. The finish is long and creamy.
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.