Opens with explosive aromas of fresh peaches and honeysuckle blossoms, supported by youthful notes of lemon zest and lightly toasted oak. In the mouth the attack is very full, fresh and well structured, owing to the barrel fermentations used to shape this wine. As the finish approaches, the bright acid backbone becomes evident along with a crisp minerality that punctuates the purity of this wine and the optimal growing season this vintage benefited from.
93 points, Connoisseurs' Guide (Oct. 2013): "...showing a mix of richness and hints of honey backed up by steely, gravelly notes, light grasses and whispers of Meyer lemons, this nose promises much and the wine delivers fully on the palate..."
91 points, Wine Spectator (Dec. 31, 2013): "The honeysuckle notes are aromatic and expressive in this version, with a lovely core of peach, pear and nectarine flavors..."
Just 932 cases made. Enjoy now with rich lobster dishes.
This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club.