(From 1990 Vintage) This is a straightforward, pleasant, fruit forward bottle of wine that is so easy to drink, you might be surprised when the bottle is empty before the first course is finished.In the nose scents of sweet, black raspberries dominate, but a hint of french oak and a pinch of dried flowers and sage compliment the fruit component. In the mouth the wine is medium to light-bodied, with flavors of blackberries and strawberries. The tannins are mild, yet there are just enough to fill out the texture. The ...
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Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesVery likeable cherry pie, strawberry jam fruit scents lead the way in the easy-going, nicely focused, oak-enriched aromas, and the wine is equally inviting in its supple, almost velvety texture fitted to plump but never overripe Pinot Noir flavors. Things tighten up appropriately in the finish, and the wine will be a fine mate to all kinds of savory chicken and veal dishes.
Wine EnthusiastRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast.