Floral, black pepper and mineral notes. Inky notes with red plums, dark berries, lush tannins and a toasty and smoky finish.
‚óŹ 91 points, The Wine Advocate ( Issue #208, August 2013): "...Pretty and elegant, with ripe blackberry and raspberry fruit, creamy chocolate, smoked meat, olive and gamey nuances..."
‚óŹ 91 points, Connoisseurs' Guide (Nov. 13): "...this first-rate offering hits all of the right varietal marks…"
‚óŹ 90 points, International Wine Cellar (November 2013): "...Rich and expansive, offering intense black and blue fruit flavors..."
A mere 94 cases were made.
This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club.