Blended with ten percent Syrah and aged in neutral oak, this wine from the cool 2011 vintage brings notes of black pepper, plum, and game. It's full bodied and intense with tart flavors and firm, somewhat dry tannins.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.