March 1, 2018 - great nose. Lush palate. Soft tannins.
September 11, 2015 - Another wonderful bottle of the 2012. Well balanced, smooth and fruit forward.
August 3, 2015 - Dark purple color. Big and Bold. Well balanced with cherries, berries and Oak.
July 30, 2015 - Luscious. Dark garnet color. Nose of cherries. Full bodied. Black berries, cherries. Smooth and well balanced.
July 3, 2015 - Nice, consistent Cab. Dark garnet color. Oak, berries and casis. well balanced, smooth and nice finish. Bought at restaurant, so not great value, but surprisingly enjoyable.
May 1, 2015 - Dark fruit, cassis, plum, blueberry. Decent brightness through the middle but ultimately a glossy, modern thing. Restaurant wine, but reasonably well-executed.
April 19, 2015 - Plum, floral, and cedar on the nose. Very balanced, with a black currant, plum, and a touch of oak on the palate. Medium long finish.
December 22, 2014 - Full, plummy bouquet of black fruit and floral notes, showing a touch of heat. Juicy blackcurrant with a briary edge along with a spicy and herbal component ( mint, sage, cedar). There is also a chalky earthiness that provides balance throughout. Much better with food.
November 26, 2014 - Nice but young and needs time.
November 20, 2014 - Medium(+) - deep ruby, slow very moving legs @14.5% abv. Medium-medium(+) aromas of blueberries, sweet spice, oak, tobacco and vanilla, slightly savoury. Dry, medium(-) acidity, medium silky tannin, medium (+) alcohol, and medium body. Medium(+) flavors of blueberies,u cherries, plum, pepper and tobacco. Complex, balanced, gravitas and elegance. Very long layered fruit-driven finish, never extracted as so many CA cs. Excellent, not overbearing or jammy but focused. Well done.