First things first, this is wine of impeccable quality. I can see many loving it. I'm always a bit let down by it because I think the alcohol is too noticeable now that the oak and acidity have faded. I wish I had more if only to open up for guests because, all in all, it is a crowd pleaser.
Certainly a good, solid wine, but I keep hoping to be wowed by Cliff Lede and it just hasn't happened yet. I'm a huge SLD fan and Cliff Lede has fantastic vineyards and a beautiful, pristine winery. I'm not sure what's missing.
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