Aromas of ripe Rainier cherries with undertones of rose petals, citrus, leather and damp forest floor. Flavors focus on bright, highâtoned cherry with underpinnings of orange zest and rose petals framed by velvety ripe tannins and subtle, wellâintegrated oak spice. It ends with a lingering cleansing finish with bright cherry interwoven with notes of rose petals.
89 points, Connoisseurs’ Guide (February 2011): “We like this wine's deep and focused varietal fruit and its early impressions of polish. We like its complementary use of sweet oak, and we like its carefully measured sense of concentration and extract…”
Enjoy this one with mushroom bisque, blackened salmon or roast turkey.
Drink now or hold 3-5 years. A mere 172 cases were made.
This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club.