Seductive on the nose with scents of darkly toasted oak, char and black cherry menthol, this is a rich, deeply concentrated Cab with a nice dose of complexity. It's a touch soft on entry, but smoke, supple tannins and a dark, toasty finish make this medium-bodied wine remarkably balanced.
Anna Lee C. Iijima joined Wine Enthusiast in 2010. A former attorney turned beverage devotee, she holds a Diploma in Wine and Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust and is a student in the Masters of Wine Program. She is also an Advanced Sake Professional of the Sake Education Council with an enduring love for saké and shochu.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org