This is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Petit Verdot and Grenache, with a spine that's all ripe dark berries and cherries. But there's enough savory herbs and peppery spices to keep it complex and layered. The texture is slightly creamy, with a lush, fruity palate, and a tobacco- and toasted-spice-infused finish.
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Managing Editor, Print, and Tasting Director
Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).