Smooth and polished with a bit more density than most 2008s this is rich and warm, with toasty oak and mocha overtones to the black cherry and spice flavors. Shows elegance and finesse. Drink now through 2018.
The aroma is tumescent with blueberry fruit • Blended with this wonderful robust blue fruit one can find Moroccan spices, a hint of butterscotch, and a sense of gravelly earthiness
Light, tight and crisp, with bright raspberry and tobacco flavors. Finishes with finesse. Drink now through 2016.
Crisp tannins surround a sweet core of berry, spice, and offer flavors that linger on the taut finish. Shows signs o opening up nicely.
A ripe juicy style that highlights zesty wild Berry, raspberry, currant and plum flavors. Grows somewhat tame midpalate without losing velocity, and remains through the finish.
Smooth and polished with pretty rd berry and fresh mushroom flavors that dance lightly on the finish, lingering well. rink through 201. 170 cases made.
95 points – Wine Spectator
93 points – Wine Advocate
Refined and elegant, delivering beautifully intense layers of pear, caramel, spice and whole-grain toast that mingle seamlessly as the finish rolls on and on • The yeast age is just right, like flakey brioche aromas spritzing through the rich fruit flavor of this fine fizz • The length is truly impressive, and the deftness of the balance makes this special.
Light, delicate and refined, displaying creamy notes that weave through the pear and tobacco flavors, lingering easily against modest fizz on open-textured finish.
91 points – Wine Spectator
As a general rule, a large crop usually means a bit less concentration in the wines, but 2006 was an exception • The season provided the extra heat and light necessary to ripen a larger crop, and there was plenty of moisture in the soil at the beginning of the season to carry it through
Smooth and velvety, with superfine tannins aroiund a lovely core of cherry, earth and subtle spices, with a real transparency to the flavors as they linger effortlessly.
Light on flavor, with modest plum and pepper character that fades a bit on a nice tight finiish. Best after 2009. Has definitely aged nicely.
Smooth, supple and harmonious, with rich layers of ripe plum, blueberry, raspberry and spice. Full-bodied, focused and persistent, ending with a delicate medley of berry flavors.
A sleek, understated style, offering a trim, complex mix of mineral, cedar, smoky oak, sage and dried berry flavors, with touches pf anise and cedar, and a delicate, detailed finish.
Crisp and refreshing, this tightly wound zinger of lemon, green apple, passion fruit and white pepper flavors finishes with refinement.
Delicate wisps of watermelon, rhubarb and loamy earth combine enticingly in aromas and flavors of this delicate and dry rose’ sparkler.