(1999 Vintage) With this vintage, BV’s Reserve Pinot Noir contains our first serious percentage of the new Dijon clone selections, in addition to several of the top BV selections propagated over the past four decades from our vineyards. The result is a wine with a dark ruby-violet color, more so than most Pinot Noirs reveal. The aromas evoke ripe cherry, even black fruits, with a touch of vanilla and black pepper along with spicy oak scents. On the palate, the wine shows medium full body, a rich velvety texture...
Wine Spectator(2002 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/04
Wine Spectator(1994 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/96
Wine Spectator(1992 Vintage) Rating: 82/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/02