Pungent and ripe, with whiffs of smoke, herbs, roasted meats and sassafras. Beautifully balanced, with fairly stiff, slightly green tannins. This one needs some time to really show its stuff. Only 350 cases made.
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.