This wine is an unusual blend of equal parts Carmenere and Petit Verdot. The former takes the lead on the aromas with notes of whole green and jalapeño pepper. The peppery flavors provide interest but the light concentration can't keep the focus together.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.