A perfumed wine, it holds expressive blueberry, cedar, black licorice and a seasoning of spice. Although it shows upfront tannin, it remains lean on the palate and finish. Composed and silky, it wants to spend more time in bottle, letting the acidity duke it out with the oak to further soften.
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Reviews wines from California.
Contributing Editor Virginie Boone has been with Wine Enthusiast since 2010, and reviews the wines of Napa and Sonoma. Boone began her writing career with Lonely Planet travel guides, which eventually led to California-focused wine coverage. She contributes to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat
and Sonoma Magazine
, and is a regular panelist and speaker on wine topics in California and beyond.