This blend of 30% Carignane, 25% Zinfandel, 25% Petite Sirah, 15% Syrah and 5% Grenache comes from old vines still lingering on two vineyards. A taste of the past, its huge, chewy tannins and tough exterior testify to time in the ground.
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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.