(2004 Vintage) The Alexander Valley grapes highlight bright cherry flavors while the Knights Valley and Dry Creek Valleys give cassis flavors and elegant structure. The Sonoma Valley is home to the St. Jean Estate Vineyard and produces black and dense grapes with supple tannins. The cooler Russian River Valley and Carneros regions contribute black, exotic aromas and firm structure. "Aromas of blueberry, cherry, plum and dried herbs burst from the glass of this Merlot. These bright fruit characters carry over o...
Wine Advocate(1998 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 132 on Dec-00
Wine Spectator(2001 Vintage)