Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 98pts:
The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection exhibits an opaque purple color, slightly more toasty oak in the aromatics, and explosive richness on the attack, mid-palate and length. The nose is slightly more restrained than in the regular bottling, but there is no doubting the Special Selection is a cut or two above the Napa bottling when it hits the palate. Extraordinary purity of fruit, creme de cassis, licorice and incense all emerge from this full-bodied, iconic classic. It can be enjoyed now and over the next 25+ years.
Wine Spectator 96pts:
A seductive style that’s openly fruity, showing supple plum and black cherry notes, with floral scents and spices, turning creamy and gaining a mocha-espresso-vanilla scent that’s enticing. Finishes with a smooth texture, fine-grained tannins and then another burst of fruit. Drink now through 2025
From the importer: 100% Glera. Bunches are harvested manually and once they reach the wine-cellar, they are gently pressed. Then, a slow fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks with...
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...
Michael Cooper 3.5 Stars This is typically a fleshy wine with a ripely aromatic bouquet, sweet-fruit characters, and rich tropical-fruit flavours, crisp and vibrant.