A substantial, mouthfilling, plump and seductive wine, offering a chewy mix of cherry/berry red fruits, mocha, vanilla and baking spice. It's a solid, ripe, well-crafted wine that delivers a lot of pleasure right up front. A huge improvement over the disappointing 2002.
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.