Butter, vanilla and barrel spices are at the fore, with tropical fruit working to get to the surface. It's creamy in feel, with seemingly plenty of malolactic influence. There's enjoyment to be had but it comes off as a bit clumsy.
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: email@example.com.