Winemaker: David Trafford. A blend of 67% Merlot and 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, this opens with warm, inviting scents of mulberry, blackberry and muddled dark cherry, all hit by spicy accents of fruit cake and cocoa. The medium-weight palate offers more rich, ripe fruit flavors before transitioning to notes of black fruit skin, woodspice and an earthy, graphite-like minerality that flashes vibrantly on the enduring finish. Well balanced, layered and complex, this will only continue to improve as it evolves. Drink 2020–2025.
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Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, previously 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).