(From 2012 Vintage) A sensory overload of ripe fruits and savory garden herbs that overwhelms the nose. Summer plums and sweet cherries create a full entry and even bigger mouthfeel than lingers and languishes with the toasty vanilla from the American oak barrels. Remaining silky and smooth. in texture, the wine finishes with sturdy tannins that wrap up this gift from perfectly.
(From 2011 Vintage) On the nose, notes of tea leaf, cherry cola and earth tones add richness and depth to the first impression of the wine. Bright cherry, red currant and ripe fig mingle with toasty herbal tones, all combining to create a silky and smooth mouthfeel.
Wine SpectatorRating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/15/02