2012 ranked at 92
2010 ranked at 94
Traditionally receiving exceptionally high marks from wine critics, this vintage is certainly under rated particularly at this price. Also this wine is just now reaching its peak of drinkability. We have always admired this wine in the past and continue to believe it should be ranked as its predecessors in the mid 90s.
A deeper representation of Pinot Noir with great flavor tones of black cherries, plums savory herbs, ash, and other earthy notes.
This great gift box for any special occasion or just a deserved moment for yourself, this includes a bottle of 2009 Knudsen Vineyard Pinot Noir, 2009 Stoller Vineyrd Pinot Noir, and 2009 Lone Star Vineyard Pinot Noir.
Ripe and Round, with a smoky, slightly briny edge to the blackberry flavors, and a mild grip of tannin on the open-textured finish.
Focused ppwerful but smooth thrust of pure currant and boyensberry flavors with touches pf cream as the finish expands.
Ripe and Expressive, plush and generous, offering plum at the core and savory spice nuances around the edges.
Pleasantly earthly with notes of dried berry, herb, sage, and loamy soil. Finishes with a surprising complexity.
The “Great NorthwestWine” calls this wine outstanding. These grapes come from the Knudsen vineyard planted over forty years ago.
Polished, open-textured and bequiling for its deftly balanced style, offering black cherry, raspberry and pepper flavors that linger easily on the elegant finish.
An Anderson Valley terrific effort highlighted by ripe plum, blueberry and wild berry flavors.
Robert Parker writes “The palate is medium -bodied with supple tannin yet ensures this is very easy drinking No hard edges here smooth in the mouth with strawberry and raspberry coming through on the finish.
RP 92 pts
Dark and spicy, with the tannins and savory notes wrapping around a sleek core of blackberry, raspberry and floral flavors, gliding into a persistent finish , Drink now or cellar for a few years.
Plenty of cranberry and wild strawberry fruit. It has a delightful fresh, supple palate, that is very approachable….
As yet unrated. Rated in he high 80s to low 90s in previous years
Luminous colors in various magnificent shades of red. They are seductive round a fruity. The aromas are clean and aromatic.