A fruity, light take on Cabernet Franc, this shows melon and strawberry flavors galore. It opens broadly and full across the palate, with pleasing freshness. Best served lightly chilled, as an opening course (and not too heavy) red.
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.