(From 2012 Vintage) Dark red in color, this wine has notes of blackberry and mocha with hints of plum and sage. On the palate, the impeccably balanced wine is dark, fleshy and supple, with notes of espresso and bittersweet chocolate and a touch of black cherry on the finish.
(From «nv» Vintage) Opens with a nose of ripe cherry and blackberry aromas with earthy cedar and baking spice accents. The palate unfolds to reveal richer, darker flavors of plum, toasted hazelnut, and graphite. It is full in the mouth, with polished tannins and flavors of toasty oak on the finish.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesRating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Dec-06