This proprietary and undisclosed blend is tart, astringent and aromatic. Notes of raspberry jam, squeezed lemon and coffee syrup take center stage here. It spent 22 months in half new French oak, and it's ready to go.
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.