94 points Wine Enthusiast
93 points, Gold Medal Sunset International Wine Competition
Strawberry confection, candied cranberry and Briar spice are captured by whispers floral incense on the nose. An edgy acidity and ultra-fine tannin embrace the palate offering swirls of raspberry cream, Herbs de Provence, bramble berry and vintage flowers. A fun carousel of fennel seed, pink peppercorn, black cherry cola and essence of blood orange oil sings its lively finish.
Picked throughout September and October, the grapes were fermented into 5-ton open top fermenters and pumped over multiple times per day to achieve maximum extraction. Aged for 17 months in mostly neutral French Oak.
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