Intense aromas of cassis and dark cherry are layered with accents of menthol, tea and black currant leaf. The texture is medium-full and velvety with fine, fleeting tannins. The wine closes nicely with an enduring and evolving finish. A perfect companion for braised brisket.
Abarbanel Wine Company
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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).