A lush and ripe smelling selection, this leads with upfront aromas of vanilla, raspberry sauce, macerated cherries, Dr. Pepper and cola spice. The palate shows more skin-driven flavors, resulting in an astringency to the texture that lingers sharply on the finish before turning back to its oaky roots. Drink now.
Managing Editor, Print, and Tasting Director
Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).