Mostly (70%) Merlot, with the rest Cabernet, the grapes for this soft, fragrant red wine come from the Charbonneau and Ciel du Cheval vineyards. It's an open, engaging style, fruity and textured with some nice cocoa and toast to finish. Drinking really well right now.
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.