Dark and plum-scented, with a grapey sweetness as well. The flavors are of sweet cherry and strawberry, plump and forward, with a minty finish. It is a hearty, forward, cleanly made wine that offers a great deal of immediate pleasure.
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.