Wine Spectator 93 "Old-school meets new in this Zinfandel, with just enough polish and plumpness to match the briary rusticity. Offers expressive black cherry, smoky anise and white pepper flavors." "Rich, powerful and explosive, this is always one of the very best Zinfandel one can find for the
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2012 Valdisanti is based on Cabernet Sauvignon, with Sangiovese and Cabernet Franc in supporting roles. This is a beautiful expression with a full and generous disposition. The wine opens to a dark garnet color and thick consistency. You very much taste the Cabernet in this
Dense and rich, this Block 5 Cabernet Sauvignon from Suscol Creek packs layers of blackberry, braised figs, and dark currants, showing elements of sweet tobacco and cedar. A silky texture with firm tannins awaken the lush mouth feel giving a polished, long elegant finish. Just over 15% in alcohol,
Wine Enthusiast 90Bitter chocolate flavor lying over the fruit, this needs some aging before it can properly integrate. Dark tannins and spice show at the end, along with juicy black-currant fruit. Drink from 2018.
James Suckling 93"This shows a ripe black-fruit character complemented by herbal and soft-spice undertones. Full body, concentrated yet soft tannins and a soft texture defined by fascinating creaminess. Medium and flavorful with cedary undertones. Better in 2018."