This lovely understated wine shows elegance and grace within a framework of dark red cherry, cedar and dried sage—the herbal tones perfectly calibrated. Firm wood tannin is complementary instead of distracting, playing a supportive role in the wine's tenacious grip of spice.
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Reviews wines from California.
Contributing Editor Virginie Boone has been with Wine Enthusiast since 2010, and reviews the wines of Napa and Sonoma. Boone began her writing career with Lonely Planet travel guides, which eventually led to California-focused wine coverage. She contributes to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat
and Sonoma Magazine
, and is a regular panelist and speaker on wine topics in California and beyond.