This Bordeaux-style blend is borderline sour, with tart, barely ripe fruit flavors and an herbaceous finish. Despite the cool climate flavors, it shows a bit of heat in the finish, and seems to be aging quickly. Drink up.
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: email@example.com.