Medium-bodied and supple in texture, this dark and brambly Virginian Merlot offers plenty of black fruit and warm, savory spices. Aged in a combination of American and Hungarian oak, there's a slightly reedy, wooden note and high-toned acidity on the finish.
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