This is a majority Cabernet Sauvignon, with 20% Merlot. Accents of pencil shavings and cedar rise on the nose, along with a suggestion of jalapeño and bell pepper. From there, cherry and cranberry form a juicy midpalate, the wine finishing dry and chalky.
User Avg Rating
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.