Aged in neutral French oak, it has light notes of herbs, plum, pencil lead and crushed flowers. The acids are tart and racy competing with somewhat gruff tannins. Pair it with pizza or pasta with a red sauce to see it at its best.
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.