Barrel fermented in American oak (40% new), the notes of vanilla, butterscotch, and candle wax overshadow the tropical fruit notes. Full malolactic fermentation gives it a broad feel with the alcohol warming the finish.
In addition to his work at Wine Enthusiast, Sean P. Sullivan is the founder of Washington Wine Report, a site dedicated to the wines and wineries of the Pacific Northwest that has twice been named ‘Best Single Subject Wine Blog’ by the Wine Blog Awards. Sullivan has authored over 100 print articles on Northwest wine. He resides in Seattle, Washington.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.