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.
A pleasing bouquet of violets, cherries and cola introduces this wine. The fruit shines on the palate, with flavors of mixed red and blue berries. The balance is spot on and the wine is ready for near-term enjoyment.