Along with the Lonesome Spring Ranch Sangiovese, the blend includes 25% Cabernet Sauvignon. It's still pulling itself together and needs some airing out, but shows accents of rose water along with strawberry-flavored fruit. The tannins are astringent and the acids tart and citrusy.
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.