This 100% Chardonnay opens with aromas of green apple, pear and peaches. These aromas follow through to the palate, along with citrus and mineral notes. The wine is crisp and clean, with a hint of creaminess on the mid palate and a long, lingering finish.
A rich ruby-garnet color denotes the deep and serious concentration of this wine. The combination of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot have produced a complex array of fruit and oak nuanced aromas and flavors. Pomegranate, currants and black cherries waft from the glass with hints of dark chocolate, orange peel and sweet baking spices. The architecture of the wine is elegant, but with robust tannins demonstrating a structure which is both accessible and built to age gracefully.
GOLD 92 Points – 2019 San Francisco International Wine Competition
Classic ruby-garnet tones dominate the color of this wine typical of a well extracted Cabernet in an intensely concentrated vintage. A bouquet of exotic spices with notes of black currants and Madagascar vanilla pervade the wine’s aromatics. Ripe plums and blackberry flavors intertwine with notes of violets and cacao to produce a Cabernet that is both intriguing and captivating.
Dark ruby-crimson tones dominate the color of this wine with highlights of fuchsia, denoting a youthful brightness. Concentrated notes of cranberry, red cherry and blackberry pervade the wine’s aromatics with nuances of mocha, caramel and expresso imbued into the wine from 20 months of aging in French oak. The palate is both plush and vibrant and restates the elegant combination of fruit and spice aromas. Chewy tannins form the foundation of this rich mid-palate and extend well into the lush and sophisticated finish.
GOLD 95 Points – 2019 San Francisco International Wine Competition
Rich aromas of cranberry compote and blackberry jam are laced with sweet baking spices and mocha. The flavors of concentrated fruit are bracketed by vanilla oak and spice and lead to a silky mid palate. The lush finish echoes the jammy fruit and toasty oak and licorice, enticing one to pour a second glass.