Dark char, spicy black plums and cherries, and an undertone of earthy barnyard make for an intriguing nose, but the palate on this red blend is soft and tired. Too many green notes and a hint of Band-Aids and rubber kick in on the midpalate.
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