Among the few wineries to make a varietal wine of this grape, better known for blending, this is a smoky robust effort that's velvety and luxurious in texture. Full bodied and confident in oak, its flavors lean into strawberry, mint and bay leaf.
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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.