There is just the slightest trace of sweetness in this rosé of Cabernet Franc, and it's perfectly positioned to round out the dusty tannins. The fruit mixes together brambly berry and blue plum, with a rich and lingering finish. A compelling wine given its humble aspirations.
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.