Brawny and fully ripe in knock-down layers of tobacco, leather and baked dark fruit, this wine succeeds in its embrace of thick concentration and velvety luxuriousness. Richly robust, it finishes dusted in black pepper and cinnamon toast.
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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.