Production is way up on this cuvée, while quality remains consistent. It's a sassy mix of tart, juicy cranberry and raspberry fruit, which punches down through the palate into a lingering finish. Light notes of fresh tobacco and baker's chocolate add further interest.
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: email@example.com.