This burly, robust wine is smoky in oak, with a twist of cedar and sage. The tannins are sizable and soft, providing weight and structured body, while the fruit remains elusive behind dried herb and cracked black pepper.
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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.