(From 2010 Vintage) The name "Elizabeth’s Reserve" was first used in 1986 to designate the blend of their best barrels of Pinot noir. "Supple and streaked with chocolate and caramel, this explosion of cherry, cassis, cola and Dr. Pepper contains sneaky notes of tobacco and pepper threaded through the lingering finish.
(From 2007 Vintage) Bottle was not corked, but wine seemed to be aging poorly, tasting over-oxidized. Not as complex as it was a few years ago, with thinness and acidity dominating.
Wine AdvocateRating: 89/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 105 on Jun-96