The nose features candied cherry, blueberry, licorice, nutmeg, and earthy undertones. Plush mouth of dark plum stew flavors with a smooth velvety finish.
87 Points, Wine Spectator:
"Offers up complexity and intensity to the black currant, mineral and dried herb flavors. Firm structure and a wash of cedary oak accent solid greenish tannins on the finish. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Petite Sirah. Drink now through 2009. 1,200 cases made. –JL" (6/15/2005)