94 points Vinous, Josh Raynolds: "Bright, vaguely hazy red. Highly perfumed and complex on the nose, displaying intense red and dark berry liqueur, potpourri and Asian spice scents and a hint of smoky minerals. Stains the palate with sweet raspberry, boysenberry and spicecake flavors that show a deft blend of richness and vivacity and no rough edges. The floral and spice notes resonate strongly on a strikingly long, seamless finish that's given shape by gentle, harmonious tannins."
Full and rich from the get-go, this is a more powerful expression of Brick House Pinot noir while keeping in the house style of classy finesse. Deep aromas of crushed berries, currants, and dried thyme lead in to the creamy and full palate. The layers of fruit conceal an almost hidden structure of silky tannins and mineral accents. Generous already, I still recommend giving it a few months (or years) to settle in and become the showstopper it's destined to be. - Marcus
A best of the best blend, made only in the finest vintages, Evelyn's is named in honor of Doug's mother.