An interesting nose that mingles black cherry, roasted nuts, leather and smoke. Tart, dark and tannic, with light, bright fruit shining through. The finish is clean and pure, but fairly light. Very appealing and beautifully made.
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.