The aromas of thistle, tire rubber, maraschino cherry and spice are light and elusive, with fruit notes lurking in the background. The dark-fruit flavors are plush and full in feel, while showing pleasing subtleties. One wants more aromatic generosity but the palate brings plenty of appeal.
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: email@example.com.