International Wine Cellar | Rating: 89Medium red. Briary red fruits, iron and earth on the nose. Juicy and spicy, with good density and intensity of black cherry and herbal flavors. This has good cut. There was a lot of hail here, but the Magniens eliminated the dried grapes.Author: Stephen TanzerIssue: March/April 2006
Wine Spectator | Rating: 79On the animal side, but also full of sweet, ripe cherry- and earth-tinged flavors. Relatively soft, with drying tannins emerging on the finish. Best from 2008 through 2012. 400 cases made. -BSAuthor: Bruce Sanderson
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Collector Data For This Wine
- 42 bottles owned
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