Mocha and red fruits combine with green, stalky notes on the nose and palate of this dry, medium-bodied New Jersey Bordeaux blend. The midpalate boasts some coffee notes that are nice, but overripe fruit combined with green stemmy flavors make for a clumsy finish.
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