(From 2009 Vintage) This wine starts with bright fruit and cocoa powder on the nose. The palate has an incredibly soft entry followed by dark fruits and rich tannins. The word for this wine is balance, as neither the juicy fruit nor the soft tannins dominate.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(From 2000 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Apr-06
Wine Spectator(From 2000 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/03
Wine & Spirits(From 2000 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
Wine Enthusiast(From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast