Still quite young, it has very tart fruit flavors of grapes and berries. There are also hints of pepper, and it is cleanly made and varietally correct, without much weight or muscle. Typical of Walla Walla Syrahs from young vines.
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.