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.?Email:?firstname.lastname@example.org.?
An enchanting red hue introduces a wine with splendid character. Notes of black cherry, plum, and strawberry yield to a finish that combines the flavors of clove, toffee, and vanilla with the texture of gentle tannins.