Smoke and dark chocolate notes abound on this elegant Long Island Merlot (made with 10% Petit Verdot). A touch austere on the palate, it has a black plum flavor shaded with hints of resin, leaves and game. Bold tannins add structure and power.
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: email@example.com