Half Syrah with the balance Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot, it brings sweet barrel notes of vanilla and coconut along with dried cherry and blueberry. The palate is light to medium bodied with an interplay of chocolate and cherry flavors that keeps things interesting even as the concentration dips.
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.