February 10, 2019 - I like it with some air. like an hour.
December 5, 2017 - These wines are built to age and seem to improve/emerge each day, month and year with greater complexity, arousing flavors and depth. It is really drinking well now, and I’m contemplating what it might show over the next 5 - 10 years.
November 18, 2017 - This is in a great place now. Opened about 2 hours before drinking. Nose has blue fruits and a little cassis. The taste had lovely dark fruit with ample acids and soft tannins with a long finish. Not a CdP style it shows Its own Paso origins to a positive effect. Thank goodness I took a chance on this vintage and have more.
August 11, 2017 - Drinking well six years from vintage. Well integrated with some complexity, but a little too sweet. Could use some earthiness to balance it. Dark blue fruits. Recommend a decant. Drink now or hold a few years.
February 12, 2017 - Drinking nicely and ready to go with a long future
February 6, 2017 - drank blind after 4 hour decant and was convinced that this was Cali cab. Dark as night. Smooth finish. Really enjoyed.
January 14, 2017 - Beast mode here. Similar notes to before with black fruits, good core of licorice, tar, and earth. Full supple tannins with long finish.
November 28, 2016 - Let this open for an hour; what a great example of California Syrah. Full bodied but in control; dark as night; slight black pepper edge. Hard to beat this.
September 5, 2016 - Best on day 3. Hold for 2 years.
August 25, 2016 - Delicious, exquisitely balanced GSM, fruit slightly subdued, velvety texture