Dense and concentrated, with great balance and depth to the dried currant, spice, anise and wild berry fruit. Excellent structure, too, with lively acidity and firm tannins joining a hint of cedar and tobacco.
Wine Spectator 90 Points Ripe and intense, with layers of ripe berry, kirsch, cigar box, cedar and black licorice, it pushes ripeness to the max yet stays within bounds, ending with a chewy wedge of tannins. Drink now through 2010. 300 cases made.