Brambly fruits highlight this southern Rhône-style red blend. It's a deeper, earthier, more complex version of the winery's Subduction Red—here there is more concentration and a sauvage (or animal) aspect that adds complexity. Fresh and persistent, this is one of Washington's best Rhône blends.
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.