2,366 bottle total production
420 bottles imported into the US
Bob Cambell MW Gourmet Traveler Wine 5 Stars 98/100
Tasted alongside the Old Weka Pass Road there was a clear family resemblance with both wines expressing similar tautness, purity and minerality but this more expressive label shows significantly greater concentration and structure. Supremely powerful Pinot Noir but the power is delivered with great finesses. Clearly built for the long haul, I would feel a sense of loss if I opened a bottle before 2019 and expect it to continue to give pleasure for more than a decade after that. This tiny property produces some of the country’s most collectible, high-quality pinot and chardonnay.
Origin: Guadalupe Valley Blend: 93% Grenache, 7% Petite Sirah Fermentation: Traditional fermentation in open concrete tanks Ageing: 11 months in French and American oak barrels of several uses Tasting notes: Intense...
Wine & Spirits 90 Points Brisk and spicy, with a red cherry scent, this full-bore pinot is cradling all its fleshy fruit with a firm, oak-driven grip. It’s a lot of...
From the winemaker: This is a true estate wine, grown and vinified by myself in small batches. The wine showcases Marlborough, fresh and vibrant fruit. Well balanced with tropical fruits...