(2013 Vintage) 2013 has much in common with many of the vintages from the “mighty nineties.” A dry mild spring induced early stress in the Cabernet vineyards. As summer rolled in, and the fog remained at bay, we moved diligently through the blocks adjusting the vine canopies to maintain dappled sunlight on the developing berries. While nighttime temperatures preserved the acidity that most appreciate in this wine, the consistent warmth of the season is really what drives the flavor profile in this vintage.
International Wine CellarRating: 91(+?) - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 78, May/June 1998 Good red-ruby color. Brighter aromas of black cherry, pepper, chocolate and fresh herbs. Sweet...
Wine AdvocateRating: (91-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 108 on Dec-96
Robert ParkerRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 120
Wine SpectatorRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/99