Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines15% Merlot. Curranty fruit is met by hints of briar and olive and a bit of root-beer-like sweetness in the well-defined nose of this immediately likeable offering, and, if both open and outgoing, the wine has a fine sense of depth and reserve. It is moderately full-bodied and sports a fine supple feel with integral tannins in place to ensure a few years of growth. An outstanding value in a field crowded with high-ticket entries, it gets an enthusiastic thumbs-up vote as a bona fide bargain. G...
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California-Central Coast: 94 (excellent)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>
User Tasting Note
jbergfieldExceptional for the price