From the great site in Rutherford, this wine is dusty and weighty in blue fruit, leather and polished grippy tannin. With a touch of that grip on the texture, it shows as complex and robustly ripe and full bodied, offering an explosive concentration of up-front succulence and savory underbelly.
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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.