(2005 Vintage) Color: Impenetrable black with a concession of purple at the rim. Nose: Saturated dark fruit flavors of blackberry/ mulberry fuse with notes of dark chocolate, Ribena and licorice. The "chocolate" spike unfolds with air, revealing cocoa bean and cherry liqueur components. The overt, aromatic contribution from the legendary, ancient Kalimna Block 42 vineyard offers soul, purity and character. The 100% new oak contribution is of academic interest only - it is completely absorbed. Palate: The pa...
Wine Spectator(2009 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/19/2012
Wine Enthusiast(2009 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast on 09/01/2013
Robert Parker(2010 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/20/2013
Wine Spectator(2010 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/12/2013