This Cabernet-dominated Bordeaux-style blend is more subtle and complex than its high alcohol would suggest. Nicely constructed, it has a light red-fruit flavor, with elements of leaf and earth. The tannins are proportionate and supportive, and the acidity is natural.
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.