Gives up notions of cassis, blackberries, black cherries and plums with touches of pepper, aniseed, sage and tilled soil plus a hint of cedar chest. Medium to full-bodied, taut and firmly structured, it has a lively backbone
...loaded with textbook Howell Mountain blue fruits, graphite, and crushed rock, it’s full-bodied, impeccably balanced, and has fine, polished tannin.
...endowed with tremendous fruit density and structure. All of the natural richness of the year comes through in bold, racy, cherry jam, espresso, chocolate and licorice flavors.