A good effort in a challenging vintage, this opens with pretty fruit flavors of berry and cherry, forward and fresh. Tannins are relatively soft; still the wine seems much less complex than the previous vintage.
User Avg Rating
Reviews wines from Oregon and Canada.
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.