(2005 Vintage) The wine is crisp and clean with bright grapefruit tanginess balanced by tropical fruit and a hint of cut grass herbaceousness usually found in New Zealand wine. The nose is packed with aromas of green apple, lime, kiwi, with subtle notes of fresh cut grass and boxwood. The mouth is very lively, with crisp acidity and focused grapefruit and lime freshness balanced by tropical flavors of guava and mango. This wine was crafted to be an easy wine to enjoy on its own or paired with just about anyth...
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(2005 Vintage) 5% Semillon. Moderately fruity and nicely defined as Sauvignon Blanc with its themes of fresh melons overlaid by green-grass herbaceousness, this plump, pleasantly rounded effort is both balanced and nicely focused from beginning to end. It may not be among the deeper or more complex wines of its class, but it is tasty, easy-to-like and a flat out bargain for the money. GOOD VALUE
Wine & Spirits(2004 Vintage) Rating: 75.3/100 - As reviewed by Int'l Wine & Spirits Comp. on 11/01/06
Wine Spectator(2003 Vintage) Rating: 81/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/15/04