This aged wine shows the worth of waiting—an Old-World expression of balance and grace with plenty of California power. Spicy and exotic on the nose in floral, mushroomy complexity, it has secondary characteristics of cedar and pencil shavings that ride along a gripping yet velvety carpet of texture.
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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.