In a kitchen sink blend that is just over half Merlot, it's the Syrah that pops with its notes of black and green olive accented by orange peel. With 20g/L residual sugar, it coats the palate end to end with overtly sweet fruit flavors.
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.