It is seamlessly balanced with smooth tannins, integrated spicy notes and intense fruit characters of fresh raspberries, blackcurrant, nutmeg and cloves, followed up with the power of licorice, black cherry and vanilla.
Wine Advocate(2007 Vintage)
Wine Advocate(2006 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate
Wine Spectator(2006 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator(2009 Vintage) "Smooth, rich and powerful, layered with blackberry, licorice, roasted meat and bay leaf flavors that roll easily into the expressive finish. Drink now through 2016. 12,738 cases made." –HS