Just a step away from Beaujolais, this is fresh, fruity, forward and lightly spicy, with the distinctive flavors of whole-cluster fermentation. Some pretty cinnamon highlights accompany the juicy red berry fruit flavors. Tasty. Best Buy. —P.G.
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.