There's a surprising amount of depth and complexity to this wine, given it's price tag. Initial minty, earthy aromas give way to a core of crème de cassis, blackberry and black plum fruit. The medium-weight palate is plush and creamy, with concentrated black-fruit flavors that are framed by a solid tannic structure. Hints of char, tobacco and cigar-box spice unfold on the finish. It should hold well through 2022, but it's an absolute pleasure to drink now.
Baobab Wines Inc.
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Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, previously responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).