(1998 Vintage) Our 1998 Napa Valley Pinot Noir unfolds with complex layers of black cherries, ripe berries, sweet spices, roses and woodsy nuances. Rich, highly extracted fruit flavors linger in a finish laced with vanilla and toasty oak. The vibrant, lively flavors have added dimension from fermentation with native yeasts, followed by a long malolactic fermentation and aging in French oak barrels. The 1998 vintage, influenced by the El Niño weather patterns, produced very low yields with exceptional concentrat...
Wine Spectator(2013 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/2015