A beautifully crafted, elegant red wine with sharp acidity, violet aromas and dense and wild red fruits. Still compact and young, this vintage and cuvée will need a lot more time to evolve. Deep purple fruits and streaks of earth and licorice and coffee suggest a long life ahead for this baby.
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: email@example.com.