This blend of Malbec (62%) and Cabernet Sauvignon was aged 30 months in French oak (one-quarter new). It shows notes of cherry lip balm, black licorice and woodspice, with a whiff of volatility providing some distraction. It's silky in feel with elegant styling and an extended finish.
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.