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.
Made using a unique process wherein 50% of the grapes stayed on the skins for nine months, this was aged in neutral French oak. It offers fresh black currant, dried tobacco, herb and green and black olive aromas. The palate is full of light olive and orange peel flavors. Though not immediately identifiable as Cabernet Sauvignon, it's enjoyable all the same.