Rock Wall's Jesse, from 120-year-old grapes, is no shy wine, and it'll hit you first with a black peppery intensity that verges on insane. From there, its soft, round shoulders surround blackberry, leathery and tea streaks accented on the finish by dark chocolate flavors that linger around a while.
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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.