Sourced from the new estate vineyard, this impressive young Syrah is compact and powerful. Scents of cinnamon, salted chocolate and black tea enhance the dark fruit flavors. Brandied cherries, smoke and earth streak on through a wine that seems to have a good decade of life ahead.
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.