(From 2009 Vintage) The 2009 Arise reveals an arresting perfume of cherry, blackberry, fig, and cedar. Aged in French Oak barrels for 21 months, the chewy mid-palate presents enticing flavors of plum and spice within structured layers of red fruit. Drinking well upon release, Arise will age beautifully with time in the cellar.
The 2007 Arise reflects an aromatic nose of rhubarb, cherry, and wild raspberries. The approachable, yet dense palate is dominated by red fruits, plum, and enticing smoky-savory notes. An inviting wine in its youth, Arise offers fine-grained tannins combined with impressive structure and balance.
Wine Enthusiast(From 2009 Vintage) "Editors' Choice - A glorious wine. Based on Merlot, with nearly equal parts of the two Cabernets, it's softly smooth and delicious right now. Totally bone dry, yet rich and sweet in cherries, berries, chocolate and cedar, it satisfies on every level..."— Best of Year Buying Guide, 2011
Ken's Wine Guide(From 2005 Vintage) This gem was a new wine for me. It blew me away! This ruby red wine opens with an oak influenced current like bouquet. On the palate, this medium bodied wine is round, has good acidity, and intens...