Aromas of ripe black cherry, chocolate and spice leap out of the glass. The palate is full and rich with a touch of lush tannins and fresh berries rounded out by good acidity and integrated oak.This big red blend is full of pie spices, dark ripe berries, cocoa and vanilla bean smells and flavors. Great concentration, soft tannins and big-time flavor.
The 2010 growing season was a cycle of extreme, extended heat followed by rain and cold days and nights that repeated itself for several weeks. Longtime vineyard managers hadn’t seen such ckle weather in the past few decades. Though the vintage was a challenging one, the wines are showing exceptionally well flavors are intense and developed.