A big, burly, hedonistic wine, this offers layers of pronounced baked apple, pear and caramel. The oak wraps itself around in cinnamon-toast waves, with sizable power on the palate. The joy ride ends with a balanced sense of wet stone, fresh and refined.
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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.