Nutty in generous oak, this wine is smoky in bacon fat, tart and intense. Full-bodied and ripe, the fruit leans dark and brambly, with under layers of cigar, leather and cinnamon.
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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.