(From 2012 Vintage) with deep, ripe aromas of crushed blackberries, dark cherries, bittersweet chocolate and violets. The highly saturated black-fruit flavors echo the aromas as they expand across the palate and persiston the finish. Nuances of toffee and toasted oak spices, from aging in 100 percent new French oak barrels, add even more complexity.
Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by on 01/15/2007
Wine SpectatorRating: 83/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/2006
Robert ParkerRating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/23/2013