Concentrated and savory, this brooding wine is supple in tannins and layered in black olive and leather. It hangs together well, measured acidity dancing on the palate from first sip to last, accessorized by juicy red fruit, anise and toasty tropical oak.
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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.