This is an aromatically appealing estate Syrah with the Viognier (4% co-ferment) at the fore with notes of flowers and orange peel backed by Syrah's smoked meat, pepper, and earthy funk. The palate is light in body and flavor, not quite matching all of the intensity the aromas have to offer.
In addition to his work at Wine Enthusiast, Sean P. Sullivan is the founder of Washington Wine Report, a site dedicated to the wines and wineries of the Pacific Northwest that has twice been named ‘Best Single Subject Wine Blog’ by the Wine Blog Awards. Sullivan has authored over 100 print articles on Northwest wine. He resides in Seattle, Washington.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.