(2001 Vintage) As our debut release of this Pinot Noir, there was a great deal of work that went into the crafting of this blend so that it would express a very special collective vision. That vision being a wine that reflects our rugged and unique terroirs in much the same way that our beloved estate Pinot Noir does, yet with its own distinctive quality and personality. The color is immediately noticeable as being deep, but not impenetrable, and very youthful in hue. While certain aromas are quite forward, t...
Wine & Spirits(2006 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 04/09 When this wine is freshly opened, oak accents its pungent spice, while the silken cherry fruit is submerged below. Tasted a day later, the pointedly red fruit lasts far beyond the oak and its tannin, with a lingering perfume. This needs several years of age to show its best with rare prime rib.