Aged entirely in new French oak, this is an unabashedly juicy, decadently spiced Merlot that's rich with vanilla and black-cherry pie flavors. Structurally, it's quite refined, with fresh acidity and soft, feathery tannins that linger.
Anna Lee C. Iijima joined Wine Enthusiast in 2010. A former attorney turned beverage devotee, she holds a Diploma in Wine and Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust and is a student in the Masters of Wine Program. She is also an Advanced Sake Professional of the Sake Education Council with an enduring love for saké and shochu.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org