A blend of 57% Syrah, 26% Carignan and 17% Mourvèdre, this bold red opens with tons of assertive garrigue characteristics—menthol, bay leaf, lavender, sage—alongside aromas of purple flowers, Violets candies, red cherry and plum. The medium-weight palate boasts firm tannins and dark, concentrated black-fruit flavors, finishing dark and spicy on a charred oak and black pepper note.
Gerard Bertrand USA
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Managing Editor, Print, and Tasting Director
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, 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).