Wine Spectator 90 WS Top 100 2016 Rank 55 "A deep, concentrated color. The complex aromas of black fruit come from the carefully controlled extraction during vinification and from the exceptional ripeness of the grapes. A wine of distinctive character with all the flavors of ripe fruit, with
Wine Enthusiast 91"This is a rich cru wine with red-plum flavors as well as tannins that are still young and forceful. Densely textured, the wine has plenty of potential. It will become a ripe and fruity wine while also remaining firm and structured. Drink from 2018." ~R.V.
66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34% Merlot"Ruby red color, aromas of red fruits, currant and spice. Medium-bodied, very balanced wine with natural terroir character integrated with the fruit. Pairs very well with game, and red meats." ~winery notes
Color: Good-covered red-garnet cherry, touches of youth on the rim. Nose: Ripe aromas, small fruits compote, spices, toasted touch of roasted coffee. Mouth: Large, well-built, tasty, well-integrated acidity, good fruit step, aromatic finish with balsamic notes.
" The blend: 40% Grenache, 15% Cinsault, 10% Syrah, 15% Mourvedre, 10% Carignan, 5% Rolle, 5% Ugni Blanc. The result is a pale pink color with just a tinge of orange showing at the bottom of the glass; the color alone will bring a smile to your face. This is a very dry rose, strawberry and
Wine Spectator 91 "Offers a rich mouthfeel, with unctuous flavors of white currant, peach and ruby grapefruit that glide across the palate. Shows hints of chamomile and chai as well, leading to a long finish that features citrus zest notes. Drink now through 2022. 15 cases imported." ~ KM The
Pure Paso Robles, this rich yet smooth Cabernet Sauvignon is loaded with elegant aromas of blackberry, blueberry, pepper and cassis which lead to flavors of dark red fruits with hints of cedar spice, cocoa powder and caramelized oak. These persistent flavors create a long lingering finish. While
Wine Advocate 91 "The 2012 Ramnista was aged for 18 months in French oak (different vineyard blocks are aged separately for the first 12 months, then blended for the last six into the same barrels). It comes in at 14% alcohol. Despite being a relatively recent vintage, this is also a rather