Herbaceous notes of dill and green wood converge with ripe, sweet plum and spice aromas on this medium-bodied, bargain Bulgarian Cabernet Sauvignon. Although initially soft with notes of sweet blackberry, it gains earthiness in the midpalate. Firm tannins offer structure, but the vanilla finish drops a bit abruptly.
Anna Lee C. Iijima joined Wine Enthusiast in 2010. A former attorney turned beverage devotee, she holds a Diploma in Wine and Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust and is a student in the Masters of Wine Program. She is also an Advanced Sake Professional of the Sake Education Council with an enduring love for saké and shochu.Email: email@example.com