Aged in 20% new French oak, the wood overwhelms the fruit with notes of char and toast. While the variety gets lost, this off-dry wine still offers enjoyment though the alcohol distracts on the finish.
In addition to his work at Wine Enthusiast, Sean P. Sullivan is the founder of Washington Wine Report, a site dedicated to the wines and wineries of the Pacific Northwest that has twice been named ‘Best Single Subject Wine Blog’ by the Wine Blog Awards. Sullivan has authored over 100 print articles on Northwest wine. He resides in Seattle, Washington.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.