"100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Margarita Vineyard, planted in 1999, and farmed sustainable. The wine spent 15 months in 10% new French oak. The Margarita Vineyard is the southernmost vineyard in Paso Robles..."
Wine Spectator 91 "Gorgeous warm cocoa, ganache and espresso notes lead the way, followed by macerated fig, blackberry paste, and warm plum sauce flavors. Dense and loamy through the finish. Shows impressive density for the vintage." ~ JM
Wine Spectator 90 "This red offers traditional flavors of tea, tobacco, dried cherry and vanilla in a supple texture, with orange peel acidity and a spicy finish. Graceful and harmonious. Drink now through 2018. 40,000 cases made. –TM"
ames Suckling 96 "With an eerily Germanic accent to the nose of this wine (just as you get from the name), this has a fascinating fragrance to it. Deep and ripe fruit aromas of nectarine, peach and baked yellow apple are present, plus plenty of spice