The winery's single-vineyard Syrah spent 20 months in 50% new French oak. It has an appealing mix of black cherry fruit and citrusy acids, with a hint of stone. The tang of Meyer lemon resonates long after the first swallow.
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.