Plush, lip-staining blueberries and blackberries permeate through this rich, inky-black Petit Verdot. It's intensely fruity, but dense layers of tar, char, cedar and spice add striking counterpoints. Fine-grained tannins are still taut and unyielding but should meld nicely from 2020 through 2026.
Anna Lee C. Iijima joined Wine Enthusiast in 2010. A former attorney turned beverage devotee, she holds a Diploma in Wine and Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust and is a student in the Masters of Wine Program. She is also an Advanced Sake Professional of the Sake Education Council with an enduring love for saké and shochu.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org