The Southern Exposure wines come from the original Grandpere Vineyard planted well over a hundred years ago. In this expression the wine shows olive, tar brick and leather qualities and is juicy if not a touch disheveled, with a long spicy finish.
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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.