My Rating 84 Points.
Ruby in color with medium intensity and a reddish rim.
Fruity nose with blackberries, blueberries, cherries, sweet plums, black currants, metals, oak, spices, black pepper,
chocolates, licorice and light wood.
Medium to full bodied, and smooth, with medium acidity and nice legs.
Dry on the palate with black currants, cherries, plums, green vegetables, herbs, oak, spices, chocolates, tobacco and peppercorn.
This is a nice everyday red wine from California. Balanced, simple, and enjoyable by itself.
Drinking nicely now and not one for long term aging. Good right out of the bottle.
I Paired it with cheeses and dried fruits.
13.5% alcohol by volume.