This has very tight and concentrated fruit—a mix of raspberry, blueberry and cherry. But the wine, despite its depth, does not have much complexity or layering of flavors. It tastes similar to a ripe, fruity Zinfandel. Drink up.
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.