Smooth textured and framed in rich, ripe tannins, this classy Merlot serves up a lush, complex blend of black cherry, cassis, blackberry, sage, thyme and coffee flavors. Silky sleek on the long finish.
Kicks off with a velvety texture of ripe smooth tannins. They support a fine-tuned blend of cocoa, black cherry, herb, toast, plum and chocolate flavors. Quite elegant, with a smooth, silky finish. Great price for this kind of quality.
You’ll find a pretty good hit of dry, sticky tannins in this single-vineyard wine. They enclose a solid core of ripe blackberry and cherry fruit flavors that have been well-oaked. Try now with a good steak, or cellar for three to five years.
Tons of delicious flavors of blackberry and cherry-pie filling, blueberry granola, white chocolate, vanilla fudge and roasted almonds in this deliriously rich wine. Despite the opulence, it’s dry. Could be better structured in acids, though, which may limit ageability. Drink now–2012.
Really too dry and tannic to enjoy now, this dark, young wine may do interesting things in four or five years. It has cassis and cherry flavors and enough supportive acidity to develop.