Every winery on the West Coast is scrambling to make at least one Syrah, but bargain bottles are few and far between. This is a gem; richly scented with berries and chocolate, smooth and seamless with sweet, fresh fruit flavors. Balanced and light, it is perfect for a Thanksgiving turkey.
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.