Coming from the cool 2011 vintage, this wine clocks in at 13.3% alcohol—low by Washington's recent standards. The notes of herbs, coffee and vanilla are light and elusive with an elegant styling to the tart, tangy cherry flavors, with the concentration not seeming entirely there.
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.