Woodward Canyon makes both a Charbonneau white and red; this is a 60/40 Merlot/Cabernet blend from a vineyard in northwest Walla Walla county. Seductive and concentrated, it starts with layers of ripe fruit, rich spice, and dense scents of coffee, toast, tobacco and chocolate. It broadens out in the mouth, with lots of delicious, chocolatey cherry fruit, smooth tannins, and a sweet, lingering finish
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.