On the nose, there's lots of warm, toasted wood and vanilla spice notes on this, cheerful, cherry-laden Colorado Syrah. There's a slight green, stalky vein that runs throughout, but overall, it's an easy drinking, fruit forward wine sprinkled with mocha and chocolate.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org