Here is a full-bodied, somewhat rustic, ripe, slightly pruny red blend. It's a unique effort—34% Primitivo, 30% Lemberger, 22% Syrah, 10% Petite Sirah and 4% Cabernet Sauvignon. Made into a broad, fruity, soft and lightly chocolaty red, it's a perfect wine for pizza, picnics and parties.
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.