Mountain-grown grapes bring elements of mineral and earth into play, neatly laced into the precise, black-cherry fruit. Really a lovely nose; seductive and textured. Lively and spicy on the palate, with a chalky, tannic 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.