Though the wine saw just less than 25% of new American and Hungarian oak, the vanilla and baking spices stand out at present along with tart cherries, cough syrup and dried herbs. It's tart and somewhat lean in style with a firm handshake of tannins.
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: email@example.com.