...it’s a big, burly effort that has beautiful creme de cassis, black raspberry, crushed violets, vanilla bean and exotic flower-like qualities all emerging from the glass. It too has a structured feel, with high, yet ripe tannin...
Pine, mint, juniper berries, spices and a host of high-toned, expressive nuances meld together in the 2012 Heart Stone Vineyard. The sweet, layered finish is particularly of note.
Offers a potent expression of loamy earth-infused dark berry, sage, bay leaf, espresso, black tea and black licorice flavors, all deep and persistent, cloaked in chewy tannins.