This is a dense and concentrated wine, still in its youth, with heady, fruity tones of black plum, berry, cassis and date that are layered with notes of licorice, cigar box and roasted cocoa nib. The mouthfeel is ripe and lush, with firm, gripping tannins providing balance and structure, lingering long on the finish. Drink now–2020.
Managing Editor, Print, and Tasting Director
Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).