The Home Vineyard bottling mixes milk chocolate scents, ripe cherries and streaks of licorice in a pleasing, ripe, full-bodied Zin. There's a good, tight, tart backbone to the wine, and it's just a shade less complex than its brother, the SHR Field Blend. —P.G.
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.