Intense and concentrated with thick notes of all-fruit preserves, tree bark, cigar leaf and old campfire throughout the nose and mouth. The velvety texture is amped up with assertive, lip-smacking tannins and a gripping finish that lingers endlessly. Hints of cassis skin and black tea astringency leave you primed for more.
Managing Editor, Print, and Tasting Director
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, 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).