There is much to enjoy in this vineyard-designate, from grippy tannins to dark, brooding black fruit. Burly, it also tends toward barbecue smoke and cigar, a dense wine of great power and alcohol, aged entirely in new French oak.
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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.