(1996 Vintage) Rich blackberry and cherry fruit with loads of spice and complexity. Smooth and elegant, the 1996 Reserve embodies the essence of Pinot Noir. Unfined and unfiltered, this wine was barrel aged for 14 months in 50% new French Oak.
Wine Advocate(1998 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 133 on Feb-01
Wine Spectator(1998 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/00
Wine & Spirits(1998 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine