#46 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2010
Seductive aromas of brandied black cherries, mint, tar and charcoal swirl on the nose. A merriment of smoky and dusty notes welcome you to the palate. Black walnut notes with a hint of molasses leads to lingering oak on the finish.
"Ripe, pure, focused and beguiling for its balance, offering blueberry, raspberry and plum fruit at the core, layered with hints of red pepper, clove and peach fuzz as the finish extends extraordinarily well. Drink now through 2017. "