This nicely captures the flavors of the grape, with juicy acidity around tart, tangy red berries. As it opens in the glass, the fruit broadens out and rounds into lush flavors of cherry, lightly dusted with cocoa powder. A fine first effort from second generation winemaker Peter Cushman.
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: email@example.com.