(From 2003 Vintage) "A great and interesting white wine whose price belies its excellence. It's ripe and lush in citrusy, fig and honeydew melon flavors and has a rich layering of toasty oak. The finish is long and pleasing."-Wine Enthusiast
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines8% Semillon; 1% Pinot Gris. Although it teases with glimpses of sweet lemons and green melons, this very stiff and coarsely textured wine is driven off course by matchsticky chemical traits, and its failures are made final by a marked streak of medicinal finishing bitterness.