(1996 Vintage) Color: Deep garnet. Bouquet: Good intensity, hint of withered flowers. Palate: Well-balanced, displays vigor and youth as well as soft persistent bouquet, complex flavor and a lasting finish. Recommended with: Pasta, poultry, red meats.
Wine Spectator(1998 Vintage) "Multifaceted aromas and flavors of berries, plums, mushrooms and cedar. Full-bodied, with solid, chewy tannins and a medium finish. Needs time to open. 2,800 cases made."