This blend of Merlot (45%), Cabernet Sauvignon (38%) and Cabernet Franc doesn't seem fully ripened with notes of bell pepper, dry chocolate, cherry and licorice. The tannins are dry and rustic with a scratchy feel.
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.