Ripe black-cherry notes are accented by herbs and stems that lend a dark savoriness to this bold, penetrating Merlot. Rich with fruit, and layered with spice and granite, it lingers long on the finish in a murmur of velvety tannins.
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