Tones of fall foliage and forest floor make this smoky, supple Bordeaux blend earthy and complex on the nose and palate. Like many Long Island reds, there's an abundance of that smoky, charred character, but the dark plum palate is persistent and pure with a delicate spray of violet flowers on the finish.
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