Accents of gamy animal and garrigue herbs in the form of dried thyme and bay leaves lift the bright fruit aromas of red berry preserves and fleshy plum guts. The structure is gorgeous, creamy and lush but textured like crushed velvet with firm but not overly gripping tannins. Black cherry pits and plum skins linger on the lengthy finish.
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Managing Editor, Print, and Tasting Director
Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).