This is a very distinctive, flavorful red Bordeaux blend—soft and spicy with unusual accents of grass and caramel. The flavors persist, the caramel streak gaining strength as it rolls through the palate, but always behind it is the taste of grain. Truly a unique red wine.
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.