Enticing scents of ripe wild berry, star anise, menthol and fragrant blue flower mingle with whiffs of camphor and espresso. The smooth, precise palate offers crushed raspberry, Marasca cherry, licorice and dried botanical herbs alongside fine-grained tannins. Fresh acidity lifts the finish. Enjoy through 2027.
96 points, Kerin O'Keefe, Wine Enthusiast (Oct 2019)
#30 - Wine Enthusiast Top 100 of 2019
A deep well of macerated cherry, plum, freshly cut grass, white pepper and tar flavors highlights this dense, muscular red. Quickly goes from enticing to closed down as the beefy tannins ply the finish. All the components are there. Best from 2022 through 2043. 3,500 cases imported.
95 points, Bruce Sanderson, Wine Spectator (Dec 2019)
#27 - Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2019