Good balance throughout typifies this Columbia Valley Cabernet. The tart fruit suggests cranberry and raspberry, accompanied by generous acidity. A hint of herb runs through the finish, but the tannins are well-managed and smooth.
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.