This wine features a Grenache/Mourvèdre/Counoise blend (a GMC?), and the three grapes combine beautifully. Sweet berry, clean earth and a touch of minerality are supported by firm acidity. The wine rounds out in the mouth, and continues into a lingering, caramel-streaked finish.
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.