Aged in older French oak, with a third whole-cluster, this offers aromas of peeled apple skin, black raspberry and black licorice that lead to palate-coating black-fruit flavors that drop off on the finish. There's no mistaking the warm vintage and warm region it comes from.
In addition to his work at Wine Enthusiast, Sean P. Sullivan is the founder of Washington Wine Report, a site dedicated to the wines and wineries of the Pacific Northwest that has twice been named ‘Best Single Subject Wine Blog’ by the Wine Blog Awards. Sullivan has authored over 100 print articles on Northwest wine. He resides in Seattle, Washington.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.