Supple and lightly toasty, this is an easy-drinking wine that seems more like a Merlot than a Cab. There's an herbal side, some green tea, light spice and broad, strawberry/cherry fruit. It's very pleasant in a lighter style.
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.