Aged: 11 Years
Displays dark ripe fruit aromas of plum and blackberry. The integration of subtle oak flavors comes from the variety of coopers selected, yielding a hint of cinnamon and allspice. Chocolate and typical cigar box notes pave the way for a velvety finish with sweet oak, cassis and well-balanced tannins.
91 points, Wine Enthusiast (July 2006): “Shows the deft Phelps touch in the softly complex texture whose tannins are just as velvety as they come, and the ripe, pure fruit. The blackberry, cassis and red cherry flavors are enriched with vanilla and toast from oak…"
Recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club.