This blend holds 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Syrah, 12% Merlot, 12% Petit Verdot, 7% Cabernet Franc and 3% Malbec. Aromas convey barrel spice, dried flower, herb, blue fruit, anise and cherry. The palate shows an elegant mix of dark-fruit flavors, with a touch of grittiness from the tannins.
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.