The original vines date back almost a century, perched above the Columbia River on the Oregon side. This is ultraripe, with brambly fruit running from strawberry preserves right on through cherry pie. As the alcohol would suggest, it's full bodied and loaded with jammy fruit.
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.