Although not labeled as such, this is 98% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2% Petit Verdot. Aromas of dried herb, black currant, pipe tobacco, cassis, black licorice and blackberry pie give way to pitch-black tightly wound fruit flavors. It shows exquisite concentration and richness, with enough acid and tannin to go the distance.
In addition to his work at Wine Enthusiast, Sean P. Sullivan is the founder of Washington Wine Report, a site dedicated to the wines and wineries of the Pacific Northwest that has twice been named ‘Best Single Subject Wine Blog’ by the Wine Blog Awards. Sullivan has authored over 100 print articles on Northwest wine. He resides in Seattle, Washington.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.