Pre-Arrival Vivid ruby. A powerful bouquet presents candied red fruits Asian spices and a hint of potpourri. Silky and expansive offering vibrant raspberry and cherry flavors and showing a seamless character. Closes spicy and very long with lingerin
The brilliant 2001 Chateauneuf du Pape should not be overlooked (the 1998 and 2000 are drinking spectacularly well at present). A peppery leathery earthy effort with copious quantities of black cherries this dense full-bodied 2001 is surprisingly... R
Grown in heart of Santa Maria Valley - Pinot Noir country due to its long, slow-ripening season - this wine is shows true true varietal character of its namesake grape. Its strawberry and fresh Bing cherry aromas lead to exotic berry and Asian spice...
"Strawberry and fresh Bing cherry aromas lead to exotic berry and Asian spice flavors. This wine's true varietal character is demonstrated in its silky body and smooth finish."
Medium garnet color with a pale rim. Initial aromas of rose petal emerge with Asian spice and a subtle presence of black cherry in the background. Notes of turned earth and forest floor mix with the florals while the spice and fruit character compe... C
Bright ruby-red. Sexy aromas of black raspberry and candied rose along with a strong Asian spice character. Deeply pitched red and dark berry preserve flavors are given an exotic twist by floral pastilles and star anise. Silky and expansive on th... S
Deep red with a bright rim. Exotically perfumed nose displays an array of dark fruit and floral scents along with notes of Asian spices anise and lavender. Shows very good depth and a surprisingly lithe character with energetic raspberry and che... S