The Shenandoah Valley in California's Sierra Foothills is definitely showing its propensity for Sangiovese here with longtime producer Amador Foothill Winery doing a nice job on this 2007, a wine with lots of dry, dusty tannins and mountain-grown structure that's still got spice and will pair with Italian-inspired dishes with ease.
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Reviews wines from California.
Contributing Editor Virginie Boone has been with Wine Enthusiast since 2010, and reviews the wines of Napa and Sonoma. Boone began her writing career with Lonely Planet travel guides, which eventually led to California-focused wine coverage. She contributes to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat
and Sonoma Magazine
, and is a regular panelist and speaker on wine topics in California and beyond.