(From 2009 Vintage) Intense aromas of blackberry and smoke. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and long finish. Solid and tight.
(From 2003 Vintage) In time, the vines planted in 1985 are now providing a choice in plot selection. Conventional tillage and handpicking are jealously maintained. More rigorous each year, the wine is surrounded resources and the most modern aids. Penetrates the grapes in a vat which allows perfect control of fermentations. Livestock cellars are fully air conditioned. Efforts now focus on the vine. The experience gained during 30 years of practice brings a mastery of soils and climatic constraints.
Wine Enthusiast(From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast on 00/00/0
Robert Parker(From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2006
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(From 2006 Vintage) 66% Cabernet Sauvignon; 22% Merlot; 7% Petit Verdot. This somewhat sturdy and well-stuffed youngster starts out with complex aromas of cassis, stone and graphite and for a moment hints that it might be plush on the palate. It nonetheless turns out to be a bit little bit backward and a touch on the tough side, but it shows plenty of depth and promises good things with six to eight years of age.