A clearly defined varietal nose greets you, and the wine enters the palate with authority and vigor. It is precision- sculpted, with nuances—well integrated—of earth and herb and a hint of stem. It's wrapped into elegant fruit flavors of plum and black cherry that fill in the finish.
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.