This is a smoky, dusty 100% varietal wine from a tremendous vineyard site in the wilds of Howell Mountain. Sage and forest floor combine around a wall of structured, polished tannin. Dried herbs, leather and black currant accent the full body and wealth of concentration. Cellar through 2023.
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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.