"(70% new French oak and 30% used American oak) Deep ruby. Dark berries, candied licorice, cola and a spicy suggestion of black pepper on the highly fragrant, oak-spiced nose. Supple and appealingly sweet, offering intense boysenberry and blackberry flavors that are complicated by suggestions of vanilla and floral pastilles. Gently blends power and finesse and finishes very long and smooth, displaying alluring sweetness and subtle, slow-building tannins. - Josh Raynolds"
- Antonio Galloni's Vinous (February 2019), 93 pts