This ruby red spectre entices with rich blackberry and briary boysenberry. Provocative dark fruits envelop the nose and palate, leaving the essence of flavors brought forth by the grapes during winemaking. Black cherry and anise abound, leading to a sturdy finish of black pepper, pipe tobacco and spicy oak. Aged for over two years in 1 and 2 year old American oak focus and intensify the Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and Mourvèdre, creating yet another passionate and commanding red wine, impossible to ignore.
vanilla notes a little boozy. heavy tannins, dry, tart cherries ad raspberries.
black cherry, tobacco, spice, anise, full body, dry finish
Yes full dark friut, slightly tanic, tart.
A more expensive limited edition Boggle
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(2003 Vintage) Rating: 83/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Jul-06