(From 2006 Vintage) The unmistakable signature of vanilla bean and coconut scents fold in nicely with taut yet supple tiers of cedar, black cherry, currant and berry jam notes. Full-bodied, ending with firm, structured tannins.
(From 2009 Vintage) Wine that expresses bright, fresh fruit characters from an unusually cool California vintage. It has a vibrant, ruby color and a complex nose of boysenberries, blueberries, sage, licorice and roasted chicory. It has a luscious mouthfeel with notes of fresh fruit and carnation flowers on the palate. It has fine-grained tannins and a velvety texture that leads to a long, fruit-filled finish.
(2006) built around creamy mocha, cedary oak and dill flavors, with dried currant, sage and underbrush notes. full bodied and balanced, this smoothes out on the finish where it gains a black licorice and mineral edge. decant. source: WS
great nose...vanilla and bright fruit; smooth and flavorful on the pallate. unfortunately no finish exceptdry. would like more on the back
July 2010 backyard for drew's bday very smooth for a cab
excellent nariz y boca