Hints of toasted rye and cedar accentuate red cherry and blackberry flavors in this lush but strikingly brisk Bordeaux-blend. Aged four years in barrel, it's shaded with tones of savory dried herbs and earth, but still muscular in profile with bold, mouthfilling tannins.
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