• Wine2372 Likes this wine: 93 points

    February 20, 2021 - Blue-black fruit, prunes, cassis, licorice, and tobacco. Soft tannins, chocolate, baking spice, lively acidity, with a medium, minerally finish. At seven years, showing vibrant structure and attractive, early signs of resolution.

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  • navquarter Likes this wine: 93 points

    October 24, 2020 - Simply yummy. Smooth with jamny tannins.

    Not much on the nose buck a knockout in the mouth. Wow.

    Caramel and graphite on the pallet.

    Legs that go for a good 20 seconds.

    Starts small but grows through the pallet and leaves you wanting more...like the one that got away...

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  • Kenny_Powers Likes this wine: 94 points

    July 14, 2020 - This was delicious. PnP and I don't regret it at all. Went beautifully with some Mediterranean marinated steak. So smooth...the wine, not the steak.

    Wish I had many more bottles right now.

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  • Wine2372 Likes this wine: 92 points

    May 8, 2020 - Intense blue-black fruit, with prunes, cassis, licorice, and tobacco. Smooth tannins, silky acidity, and a medium finish. Vibrant after a two-hour decant, it was better and more integrated on day two, suggesting good years ahead.

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  • Vinofitz wrote: 91 points

    May 1, 2020 - Still surprisingly young- lot of alcohol on the nose. Tannins are well integrated and fruit is coming forward after an hour on air. Licorice and tobacco... blackberry and a bit of dark/bitter chocolate.

  • Kenny_Powers Likes this wine: 92 points

    March 17, 2020 - Delicious. Even enhanced the flavor of the thawed frozen chili I was eating....damn coronavirus!

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  • winecadence Likes this wine: 90 points

    July 28, 2019 - Deep purple hue. Black fruit on the nose. No doubting Howell Mountain fruit. Hint of vanilla, and some spice. Silky smooth tannins, but I found the finish to have a bit of heat. (On day 2 the wine was fully integrated and the heat had mellowed). Well balanced and well made wine, despite all this I would drink in the next 5 years.

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  • AWBryce wrote:

    March 15, 2018 - Restrained, vanilla, dark fruits, spices.

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