Shadow Hill is a budget brand entry from Corus Brands, best known for their flagship Columbia winery. This lightweight Merlot has some simple, tomato-flavored fruit, watery acids and a quick finish. It's clean and correct, but rather dull.
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.