Ultraripe, rich and extracted, gushing with exotic currant, blackberry, wild berry and black cherry fruit accented by pretty mocha-vanilla shadings and finishing with a full, focused, deeply concentrated aftertaste and a sense of elegance. Best from 2005 —James Laube
An ultraripe, almost syrupy Cabernet, with thick, concentrated blackberry, wild berry and currant, with a touch of kirsch, this is a remarkably rich and expressive young wine capturing deliciously ripe fruit and supported by firm, fine-grained tannins tha —James Laube
Very Burgundian in its style and range of complex flavors, exhibiting a tight, rich core of pear and apple shaded by toasty, buttery oak, which gives the wine added flavor and structure. Drink now through 2007. 3,637 cases made. Highly Recommended. From C —James Laube
Terrific personality here, with prune, cocoa, loam, mineral, dark currant, blackberry, tar and sanguine flavors that don't quit. Well-structured, with fine balance and harmony already and a very long finish. Love it. Best from 2005 through 2010. 15,200 ca —James Molesworth
Powerful, intense and concentrated, with robust flavors of dark plum, dark cherry and spice, all tightly wrapped but still generous and deep. Smoke and dark chocolate notes emerge on the long, silky and refined finish. A stunning red from the wilds of the —Kim Marcus
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