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Aromas of berries with hints of flowers, minerals and spice; multi-layered and rich flavor on the broad and supple middle palate; and an intense, clean and lingering impression on the finish. A touch of Viognier is added to enhance the intriguingly exotic and sensual quality of this very special wine.
93 points, Connoisseurs' Guide (May 2011): "... the wines exhibit deep and defined varietal fruit while pulling back from the brink of late-harvest overripeness. There is no chocolate here, no intimations of sweetness, just insistent blackberry fruit graced by a touch of sweet oak and complexing accents of briar and minerals."
92 points, Wine & Spirits magazine (August 2011): “…bright, sappy and intense with plenty of youthful zest and powerful cherry drive. The tannins are meaty and chewy, with the sweetness to match venison stew…”
Just 368 cases made.
This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club.