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Score: 92 | Year's Best U.S. Cabernet | December 1, 2019 | Wine & Spirits

Aging in new French oak delivered a round and supple wine focused on flavors of chocolate and graham crackers. With air, the wine turns savory, the honeyed richness converting into a beeswax tone. Balancing oak richness and Mediterranean-like tapenade notes, it’s a wine to decant for braised lamb with rosemary. 

Score: Year's Best U.S. Cabernets | December 1, 2019 | Wine & Spirits

While a heavy drape of oak scents masks this wine, its heady black-walnut-and-coconut richness slowly yields to edgier notes of shiso leaf, dark berries and purple flowers, with penetrating acidity. It all comes together in a dark, rich wine focused on what it means to be Napa Valley. 

Score: Gold | November 26, 2019 | Houston Rodeo Wine Competition
Score: Gold | November 26, 2019 | Houston Rodeo Wine Competition
Score: Gold | November 26, 2019 | Houston Rodeo Wine Competition
Score: Gold | November 26, 2019 | Houston Rodeo Wine Competition
Score: 93 | November 22, 2019 | Wine Spectator

A big, broad style, with a swath of baker's chocolate laid over a core of steeped black currant and blackberry fruit. The finish is paved with tar, licorice root and loam elements, while the fruit keeps up, ending with a roasted alder detail. Needs cellaring to unwind.

Score: 93 | November 22, 2019 | Wine Spectator

Shows weight and heft, featuring a core of steeped fig and blackberry compote flavors, carried by licorice snap and roasted apple wood notes. Maintains the energy to keep all the elements focused and moving along. Very solid.

Score: 93 | November 22, 2019 | Wine Spectator

Warm fruitcake, sassafras, alder and steeped red and black currant notes mix here, melding nicely as they move through the tar- and licorice-framed finish. Shows ample depth and pleasantly chewy grip. A textbook mountain-fruit wine.

Score: 92 | November 22, 2019 | Wine Spectator

Features a range of red and black currant, violet, savory, dried anise and sagebrush notes that weave together harmoniously, scored with a mineral accent on the finish that adds cut and freshness.