The producer picks from cooler sites to preserve the wine's freshness and acidity, succeeding in this majority varietal wine, blended with 15% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Petit Verdot. Light and easygoing on the entry, it traffics in crisp red and black berry plus inviting notes of herb before finishing in powerful tannins.
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Reviews wines from California.
Contributing Editor Virginie Boone has been with Wine Enthusiast since 2010, and reviews the wines of Napa and Sonoma. Boone began her writing career with Lonely Planet travel guides, which eventually led to California-focused wine coverage. She contributes to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat
and Sonoma Magazine
, and is a regular panelist and speaker on wine topics in California and beyond.