This half Zinfandel and half Barbera from Iscander Borjón, the young owner of Borjón Winery, is a stunning introduction to his wines. Soft, spicy and sexy good, it deftly shows off the one-two punch that is Zin and Barbera in the Sierra Foothills, a mouthful of dusty blackberry and bright, lush cinnamon-cassis.
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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.