(From 2012 Vintage) Leather saddle and peppery spice pop here, followed by dark raspberry fruit and black tea. Dark red fruits and plum show through on the palate with balanced acidity and subtle, integrated tannins.
Wine Spectator(From 2003 Vintage) "Riveting aromas of kirsch, black cherry and blackberry fruit. Elegant, supple and gracefully balanced, finishing with a lively burst of ripe fruit and supple tannins. Drink now through 2011. 860 cases made." "The grapes are from Oak Knoll, a southerly, cooler district, and while the wine is very ripe and oaky, it has bright acidity. That makes for a wonderful balance to the lush cherry pie, cassis and chocolate flavors. So delicious and drinkable now, it will be hard to keep from opening, but sh...