Boushey Vineyard's Syrah is also singled out by Doug McCrea for single-vineyard status; it's ripe, complex and has pretty fruit, with pleasing hints of Provençal herbs and a bit of gaminess. Tart and zingy, with vivid presence and a lipsmacking vitality. —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.