Subtle hints of toast, vanilla and spice add warmth to succulent black-cherry and blackberry flavors in this crowd-pleasing Bordeaux-style blend. It's boldly structured and textured on the palate, but balanced by brisk acidity and a veil of soft, finely-grained tannins.
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: email@example.com