This Bordeaux-style blend includes 44% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Franc and 24% Malbec. The fruit flavors are light and lean toward red berry notes, while the mouthfeel is dominated by thick, drying tannins. It finishes short and chalky.
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.