Elerding vineyard Cabernet, done in a spicy, tart, tight style. The fruit is absolutely lovely, and the oak treatment (half new) not at all intrusive. Young, tight, tart and incredibly compact, this lovely expression of Washington Cabernet can be enjoyed now, or cellared for up to a decade.
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.