Smells like pine kindling, and bursts into a ripe, red raspberry and other vanilla-infused, red berry fruit. Has some tart acidity and an intriguing smoky aftertaste. 3.5 stars out of 5. Sweetness=1 out of 10 (dry to sweet). $25
Taylor is a self-proclaimed Southern foodie, turned Californian food, wine, and gardening hipster.