Dark n’ meaty with leathery black cherry, fresh green tobacco, cedar and a gorgeous, silky mouthfeel you sense in your toes. I poured the ’04 at my wedding so, yea, I like it. Others to look for: ’07 Rosé, ’07 Roussanne, and ’06 Shiraz. 3.5 stars out of 5. Sweetness=2 out of 10 (dry to sweet). $22
Taylor is a self-proclaimed Southern foodie, turned Californian food, wine, and gardening hipster.