• madalyn wrote: 90 points

    November 9, 2019 - still too much oak

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  • km5 wrote:

    December 8, 2017 - Jh dinner

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  • williamswhine Likes this wine: 93 points

    October 14, 2016 - Bottle cap waxed in a very cool bronze gold-like color. Dark garnet hue, dark berries, eucalyptus/green pepper, pencil lead, full bodied, blueberries, long finish. Wine is drinking nicely. Grassy-euro thing going on. Nice time to drink.

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  • williamswhine Likes this wine: 93 points

    March 29, 2015 - Bottle cap waxed in a very cool bronze gold-like color. Dark garnet hue, dark berries, eucalyptus/green pepper, full bodied, blueberries, long finish. Wine is drinking nicely. Of all the wines we tasted, this bottle was actually at the bottom of the list. Nothing negative about the wine-- more positive comments about the others we tasted. Nice time to drink.

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  • Aideng12 Likes this wine: 98 points

    December 29, 2014 - This is the 5th bottle of this vintage I've had, but the first time I'm rating it. I've also resisted to temptation to allow other rating to influence me. That said, this wine is drinking beautifully right now. It did not need much time to open up. Drinking it over the course of 3 days, I found it was best on the first night. Nice ruby red. Fruit forward. Well refined. What stood out the most to me was a menthol aspect, which perhaps falls in line with a previous comment regarding "eucalyptus on the nose".

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  • handymom wrote: 93 points

    November 1, 2014 - Drinking beautifully!

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  • Tight Lines Likes this wine: 93 points

    December 25, 2012 - Big cab, great nose, sweet long finish. Excellent.

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  • absolutvodka wrote: 96 points

    April 15, 2012 - Just a fantastic wine.

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  • BinVA wrote: 92 points

    May 8, 2010 - after about 4 hours open on the counter, the last glass of this earned the 92 pts. Began to open and became very enjoyable. Wish I'd waited the 4 hours to get into it.

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  • glg wrote: 93 points

    October 13, 2007 - Offering a lot of euculyptus on the nose, this wine benefitted from air, and was a well made and enjoyable wine. Not overly sweet, it was appropriate for its varietal and had a nice finish. Impresses more with its complexity than with its power. Was very popular and requested many times at quarterly wine dinner.

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