92 Pts. Wine Enthusiast
- "Cyrus is the winery’s highest expression of Cabernet. This 2010 shows the softness and slight herbaceousness of Alexander Valley, but it’s rich and delicious in blackberries, cherries, currants and sandalwood. Blended from all five classic Bordeaux varieties, it holds subtle complexity." 91 Pts. Wine & Spirits
- "A blend of cabernet (51 percent), merlot
(28 percent), franc (18 percent) and some malbec
and petit verdot, this is winemaker Kevin Hall’s selection of top estate-grown lots. It shows the zestiness of the cool 2010 vintage and the dark-fruited potency resulting from a September heat spike that caused problems in some vineyards. Here, that power is appetizing rather than blousy, a bold streak of cassis and cedar carried in a lush texture, with enough tannic friction to focus that exuberance toward a rare steak. "