(From 2011 Vintage) Heady aromas of nectarine, apricot, honeysuckle and star fruit seduce the nose, while on the mouth, an explosion of luscious fruit evolves into a rich mid-palate and a finish that lingers without any trace of astringency. Thanks to a long ripening season, the wine maintains a bright natural acidity which compliments its supple texture. A balanced and charming wine, our 2009 Viognier is poised to delight!
(From 2013 Vintage) Super-concentrated nose of blackberry, kirsch, moist tobacco, subtle incense and sandalwood really light up the senses. Classic Pride Mountain flavors of dark ripe berries, a range of baking spice nuances, cedar and mocha.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Dec-06 Intensely aromatic and redolent of raspberries, cassis, cocoa and touches of loam, this very rich and powerful young wine follows through with wonderfully concentrated flavors that are every bit as big and fully filled as expected. Although its sheer sense of mass and immediacy will hold it in reasonable stead as a near-term partner to meats on the bone, it has the strength and the structure to ...
Wine AdvocateRating: (96-100) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 157 on Feb-05
Robert ParkerRating: 96/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 162
Wine SpectatorRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator