International Wine CellarConsultant Heidi Barrett opted to add 5% of the 2001 to the 2000, a clever move that has filled in the middle and added an extra aromatic dimension to a somewhat lighter vintage here. I tasted the before and after versions; this note is for the more impressive after version that will ultimately be bottled. Medium ruby-red. Aromas of wild black fruits, cherry, violet and leather. Lovely sweetness and moderate density in the middle palate; subtle black fruit and floral flavors showed increasing ric...
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 78 (bad year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: quite possibly over the hill<br/>