Dusty and chalky tannins and oak grasp robust black fruit and licorice in this full-bodied well-made wine, aged for two years in 100% new French oak. Leather, tobacco and clove contribute complexity to the lengthy 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.