Shy on the nose, this wine evolves into a subtle suggestion of smoky barbecue—its tight tannin structure holding on for dear life against a subversive note of red currant and cedar. Full-bodied and quite robust, it provides a dry, tacky finish.
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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.