Four out of five red-Bordeaux varieties are represented here, with Cabernet Sauvignon the overwhelming majority. Dried herb, tar and a bitter note of tobacco leaf meet persistent oak and a wealth of tannin, the wine still youthful in its grip.
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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.