(2003 Vintage) 94% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Cabernet Franc. This is a full-bodied Merlot expressing black cherry, cocoa bean and rum-soaked raisin aromas. There are notes of black plum, nutmeg and vanilla cream on the mid-palate. The tannins are smooth and earthy and the wine is complete and balanced with a long finish that warms you in a soft wake of English bitters.
Robert Parker(2012 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/23/2014