Look for the tiny e.6 on the label, indicating that this nonvintage blend is the sixth edition. The blend includes Syrah, Sangiovese and Montepulciano, and it's truly inspired. Call it a perfect bistro red, ready for burgers or pizza, matching charming red fruits to well-balanced tannins.
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.