A delicious, savory nose of marinated beef, basil, chopped herbs and spice give this Merlot an enticing start. On the palate it's a chewy, earthy red with blasamic and pepper accents. A very interesting wine with solo sipping appeal, though pair with duck or a steak for added appeal.
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Executive Editor Susan Kostrzewa joined Wine Enthusiast in 2006, when she moved from Sonoma, California, to Manhattan. Kostrzewa has written and edited wine, food and travel stories for the past 14 years, and oversees all editorial direction of Wine Enthusiast Magazine and WineMag.com, in addition to the tasting programs. Kostrzewa co-edited the Wine Enthusiast Wine & Food Pairings book and has co-authored numerous books on wine and travel in her career. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org