The wine is bold with forward fruit that fills the mouth with intense flavor and a profoundly long finish. This opulent wine will live a very long life, developing elegance and vineyard character along the way.
93 points, Connoisseurs' Guide (Aug.11): “Rich in oak and rich in cassis and black cherry fruit with touches of milk chocolate and root beer adding further interest, this wine is keenly on point from first to last, and its hints of green olives reiterate its varietal credentials. Full on the palate yet not the least bit outsized, and nicely supple at entry before firming up across the palate..."
91 points, Wine Enthusiast (October 2011): “...A very good Cabernet that’s capable of aging. It’s super sweet in blackberries…dry and balanced…”
90 points, Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar (May/June 2011): “…Fat, sweet and creamy…Finishes with building chewy tannins…”
A mere 225 cases were made. Enjoy now or hold up to 15 years.
This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club.