The nose is dense and darkly focused in the core with a swirl of enticing ‘wet’ blue fruit. Enthrallingly sculpted and powerful, this wine presents boundless richness to the multiple layered java, black currant, cherry and graphite that stretch into a long, precise finish.
94 points, The Wine Advocate (December 2011): “The 2009 Thirteen is another beautiful wine from Val Bure and Luc Morlet…dark fruit, tar, licorice and muscle…All of the flavors build effortlessly to the large-scaled, dramatic finish…”
91 points, Wine Spectator (Feb. 29, 2012): “Full-bodied, muscular and persistent...”
Enjoy this one with bison burger, duck or pasta with rich meat and mushroom sauce, pizza with sausage
and truffle oil.
Only 375 cases made. Drink now or hold up to 20 years.
This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club.