All tastings reported in the Buying Guide are performed blind. Typically, products are tasted in peer-group flights of from 5?8 samples. Reviewers may know general information about a flight to provide context?vintage, variety or appellation?but never the producer or retail price of any given selection. When possible, products considered flawed or uncustomary are retasted.
Wild berry, chopped mint, sun baked soil and violet aromas meld together on this solid savory red. The juicy straightforward palate doles out ripe black cherry, crushed raspberry, anise and cinnamon alongside chewy tannins. Enjoy through 2018.?KERIN O?KEEFE