A lovely nose of red fruits, cola, dust and cocoa leads us on a joy ride of dried currant, plum and blackberry flavors. Fine tannins create a long-lasting finish.
91 points, The Wine Advocate, Robert F. Parker, Jr. (Dec. 2011): “…Dark red berries, flowers, licorice and sweet spices flow gracefully in this soft, accessible red…”
90 points, Connoisseurs’ Guide (August 2012): “…very rich mix of sweet oak, roasted herbs, a bit of milk chocolate and lots of ripe cherries…”
90 points, Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar (May/June 2011): “Pungent aromas and flavors…Velvety-rich…”
Drink now or hold 14-18 years. Just 712 cases made.
This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club.