Aromas: Floral notes, dark chocolate and aromas of dark fruits predominate. On the Palate: Juicy flavors of blackberry, black cherry, red currant and raspberry merge with warm spices, dark chocolate and graphite. The acidity is lovely and the tannins are supple.
• 93 points, Wine Enthusiast
• 93 points, Ken’s Wine Guide
• 92 points, Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar
• 91 points, Antonio Galloni, The Wine Advocate
Pair with: Filet Mignon and sautéed mushrooms.
Case Production: 122
Enjoy now or cellar 15-20 years.
This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club.