(2008 Vintage) The wine's color when young is often compared to that of garnet, frequently being much lighter than that of other red wines. It has aromas of red fruits (raspberries, strawberries, black cherries) with hints of violets and spice. It is rich and complex but also relatively light.
Planet GrapeClean, round, honeyed and slightly nutty, this is richer than Sauvignon Blanc but lighter than Chardonnay.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(2004 Vintage) It is hard to gauge how much and what kind of fruit might lie beneath this bottling's impossible-to-ignore chemical intrusions, but there is little about this thin, slightly bitter-tasting wine to invite deeper investigation.