94 points Wine Spectator: "Polished and expressive, with rose petal, black raspberry and spiced tea flavors that expand and flesh out on the savory finish."
96 points James Suckling: "This is a bold, richly structured pinot with a wealth of darker-cherry and plum aromas, as well as freshly turned earth and leafy, autumnal tones, forest wood and fresh tobacco. The palate has strikingly mouth-coating tannins that carry ripe and succulent dark-cherry, plum and cocoa-nib flavors."
Dark and voluptuous, with fleshy, sweet cherries and purple berries meeting savory notes through the finish. A delight to drink today, with plenty of legs to age for 8+ years.
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Make sure you always get a discount by using Build a Case. How it works:
If you haven't found a full case (12 bottles) to buy today, start your Build a Case now by purchasing a few bottles online, by phone or email. If you order online, select the Build a Case option. If by phone or email, just ask us to add the bottles to a Build a Case for you. You'll receive order confirmation and we'll cellar the wines for you at no charge.
Add to your case whenever you see wines you can't resist. Each time you add to your Build a Case, you'll be charged the discounted price.
When you complete your case, we'll apply a shipping rate and contact you to schedule your case for shipment.
Because of finite space in our warehouse, we kindly ask that you complete your Build a Case within six months. Please email or call us with any questions.