A swathe of violet and jolt of pomegranate acidity lend freshness to this voluptuously ripe, rich Petit Verdot. It's an unabashedly forward, full bodied wine chock full of fleshy, plump black-cherry and plum flavors. Despite its brawn, however, it's not at all overbearing, finishing with remarkable balance.
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