The initials stand for Super Tuscan, after which this almost 50-50 blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon models itself. It's an elegant wine with subtle power, a mélange of baked plum, fig, raisins, chocolate and black tea. Good balance and persistence, with plenty of alcohol-driven power.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.