A bold dose of Cabernet Franc adds layers of dried herbs and a slightly dusty wood note to this Long Island Merlot. There's a hint of green that trails from start to finish, but plenty of bright red fruit balanced with refreshingly high acidity.
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