Brawny in supple baked black fruit, this wine is largely concentrated and robust in dense, secondary waves of mocha, black licorice and vanilla. Complex elements of dried herb and sage nip at the palate with ease, complementing the undeniable richness.
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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.