(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.
Wine & SpiritsStraddling the border between Napa and Sonoma at an elevation of 2,000 feet, Price specializes in crafting mountain-grown Cabernet - in a refreshingly different style from the fierce mountain wines of the past. Their '95, quite dark in color, starts out brooding and remote before it opens up to reveal cinnamon, cardamom, pepper spice and deep black plum Cabernet fruit. the tannins are formidable, but there's also fine acidity to lighten their mass. This is the real thing: big, muscular and worthy of ten years aging. Remarkably, however, it's approachable now, and would be read more...great with a very ripe, stinky cheese. (hide)
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesLoaded with creme brulee and caramel notes right off the bat, the nose of this compelling effort keeps sweet black cherry fruit in clear focus, and that combination of elements is both outgoing in volume and precociously inviting. Full in feel without the least resort towards heaviness, the wine tastes of mouthfilling, lengthy richness layered over intense yet youthful fruit. Time is clearly on its side, and while the wine has plenty of well-muscled fruit today, it is a lead-pipe cinch to age gra...