(From 2009 Vintage) Showing balanced depth and complexity, light straw to golden color. White peach and lime citrus aromas. A clean wine with lean acidity refreshes the palate. Stone minerals and luscious melon equally contend for attention in this mouth filling, delicious wine. Showing very well now and will continue to gain complexity for 1 - 3 years.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesOn the one hand sweet and juicy, but on the other a bit bound up by its finishing acids, this firmly balanced, moderately deep effort clearly needs some time to unfold. Its intense themes of ripe apples are accented with highlights of citrus, minerals and green herbs, and, even if a bit truncated at the finish just now, it shows the kind of concentration and substance to encourage two or three years of keeping.