Charred wood and smoke dominate the nose and palate of this Indian Cab, smoldering over a core of plush black fruit that hides within. It's a pleasantly textured wine with soft, fine-grained tannins, but overwhelmed by smoke and a stalky, green finish.
Anna Lee C. Iijima joined Wine Enthusiast in 2010. A former attorney turned beverage devotee, she holds a Diploma in Wine and Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust and is a student in the Masters of Wine Program. She is also an Advanced Sake Professional of the Sake Education Council with an enduring love for saké and shochu.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org