Vanilla and baking spices waft amidst ruddy, ripe black fruit on this rich, luscious Merlot. It's straightforward and plummy in flavor profile, but finishes nicely on a brambly, softly tannic note.
Anna Lee C. Iijima joined Wine Enthusiast in 2010. A former attorney turned beverage devotee, she holds a Diploma in Wine and Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust and is a student in the Masters of Wine Program. She is also an Advanced Sake Professional of the Sake Education Council with an enduring love for saké and shochu.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org