Entirely sourced from the estate vineyard, this is loaded with black cherry fruit, as befits its Dundee Hills location. There's a bit of root beer in evidence, and a modest but complete palate with relatively soft, approachable tannins. Drink this vintage young for optimal enjoyment.
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.