Intense ruby color. Appealing nose of cherries, strawberries, and ripe plums. Smooth flavors of cherries, bittersweet chocolate, and vanilla oak with hints of coffee and clove. Drinks well now, yet loaded with depth for 10-15 years of additional aging.
Wine Spectator"Intense, with mineral, vanilla, currant and mushroom notes, offering excellent length, with sturdy tannins and chocolate richness on the finish.Drink now through 2009. (9955 cases produced)"