Aged 24 months in a combination of French and American oak, it's brooding with notes of baking spices, dark fruit, coffee and chocolate. There's a pleasing sense of balance save for some grittiness to the tannins that distracts.
In addition to his work at Wine Enthusiast, Sean P. Sullivan is the founder of Washington Wine Report, a site dedicated to the wines and wineries of the Pacific Northwest that has twice been named ‘Best Single Subject Wine Blog’ by the Wine Blog Awards. Sullivan has authored over 100 print articles on Northwest wine. He resides in Seattle, Washington.Email: email@example.com.