Upfront scents of woodspice and toasted oak coat the ripe cherry and blueberry fruit on the nose, with additional hints of pepper and cured meat. The plush, slightly velvety mouthfeel offers medium tannins and fruit-skin flavors of cherry and plum. The spice comes around full-circle on the medium-length finish.
Vin de Garde Wines
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Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
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).