Luscious, sun-kissed black plum and cherry flavors are offset by a revitalizing crush of pomegranate acidity in this briskly composed Syrah. It's satisfyingly ripe, but complex tones of graphite and smoke maintain an appealing edge. Shows well now, but could improve through 2020.
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