(From 2002 Vintage) Our 2002 Hudson Vineyard Syrah is the star of the show. This year, the hundreds of variables that regularly go into the creation of a wine fell into place at Lee Hudson’s vineyard. Warm, mild weather at harvest allowed for leisurely picking, giving ample time for both ripening of the grapes and (of equal importance to our practice of stem retention) ‘ripening’ or browning of the stems. Conditions allowed for a slow, gentle fermentation with maximum flavor and color extraction. The color is the da...
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Jul-06
Robert Parker(From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 139
Wine Advocate(From 1999 Vintage) Rating: (90-92) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 132 on Dec-00
Wine Spectator(From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/15/01