In this wine aged 26 months in new and used American oak, the barrel aromas show themselves first, with notes of vanilla and coffee followed by spice and dark fruit. The coffee and cherry flavors are medium bodied, with well-integrated tannins backing them up.
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.