This is an approachable and easy-pleasing Merlot, with notes of black plum, boysenberry, milk chocolate and oak-driven spice. The mouthfeel is round and creamy, but the finish is clean and loaded with fleshy fruit flavors that linger nicely. Drink now–2015.
Royal Wine Corporation
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Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).