Aromas of black raspberries and blueberries blended with crushed herbs, cinnamon, and vanilla leap from the glass. The rich textured palate coats with chocolate cherries; intermingles with Santa Rosa plum, cumin, and sage; and is sustained by a plush finish.
93 points, Connoisseurs’ Guide (Feb. 2013): "Nice framed black cherry fruit with hints of a tilt towards extra bits of concentration features prominently in this wine's attractive aromas. Full on the palate and well-balanced..."
91 points, Wine Spectator (5/31/2013): "A firm red, offering ripe, vivid, mineral-laced black cherry, plum and raspberry fruit. Deftly balanced, full and persistent, with a long, expansive finish.
Only 282 cases were produced. Drink now or hold for 2020.
This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club.