A fine, sappy, crisply structured Cabernet Franc from one of the oldest sites in the Wahluke Slope AVA. There is a wildness to the brambly fruit, laced with peppery herbs and elevated with bright acids. Everything is in balance, and seems poised for a long life ahead.
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.