Dark garnet hue; Intense black cherry, cassis, anise, chocolate, cigar spice, caramelized new French oak, sage and clove. Expect a full and plush mid palate density with layered flavors of blackberry, cedar spice, ripe cherry, integrated toasty oak and baker’s chocolate. The persistent yet balanced finish exhibits excellent depth, purity, and elegance.
Dark garnet hue; Expect to find complex aromas of mixed wild berries, bright cherry, white pepper, clove, sage, cigar tobacco, sandalwood, cinnamon, sweet perfume and new French oak. Balanced flavors of blueberry, ripe plum, cedar spice, and milk chocolate are supported by ripe tannin and a soft yet rich fleshy mid palate. This wine also possesses integrated toasty French oak, balanced acidity and a ripe, soft and round approachable satin-like finish.
Opens with enticing aromas of pineapple, guava, butterscotch, crème brûlée, pear and vanilla. Expect a full and rich palate with layered flavors of ripe pear, roasted marshmallow, banana cream pie, white peach, buttered pecan and integrated new French oak finishing with vibrant acidity.
Complex aromas of ruby grapefruit, lime zest, vanilla scone, pineapple and lemon grass entice the senses. On the palate, a creamy texture leads the way to layered flavors of green melon, kiwi, muscat, key lime, and vanilla wafer, finishing with ultra bright acidity.
94 Points - Wine Enthusiast
This has superb structure and massive flavors of sweet blackberry jam, black currants, dark chocolate and smoky oak. It shows the depth and concentration of the notable Stagecoach Vineyard, and it should easily hold and de- velop in the bottle over the next 10 years. —S.H.