Ripples of fleshy, almost overripe, black cherry and berry are mouth-filling and plush in this voluptuous Syrah. It's amply oaked, wafting of toasted coconut, vanilla and spice. Soft, sunny acidity and feathery tannins cushion a moderately long finish.
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