Leaps out of the glass with black cherry with air–dried raspberry fruit aromas are layered with myrrh, cellar cave earth, and lovely rose petal complexity. It is rare to see New World Pinot Noir with even a hint of floral character anymore. The flavors are multi-layered and develop wonderfully with time in the glass or decanter. That black cherry fruit appears riding on a carpet of silky texture. Then the complexity kicks in with nutmeg-like spice, forest floor earthiness, chocolate nib, and a ...
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesRating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Feb-06
Wine SpectatorRating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/05