Vinous 92 points - Bright ruby. Heady aromas of ripe red and dark berries, incense and mocha. Concentrated black raspberry and cherry-vanilla flavors show very good energy and focus, with a sexy floral pastille nuance emerging as the wine opens up. The floral element gains strength on the long, juicy, penetrating finish, which is framed by smooth, fully integrated tannins.
Wine Spectator 92 points - Effusively fruity, rich and focused, with blackberry, wild berry and raspberry flavors, showing plum and cedary oak nuances at the edges. Delivers an impressive display of assertive, persistent flavors. For fans of more expressive Pinots. Drink now through 2022. 1,224 cases made.
(Feb 29 2016)