Wine Advocate 95
Blended of 90 Syrah and 10 Petite Sirah, the deep purple-black colored 2015 Relentless has a total rock-star nose of flamboyant blackberry pie, plum preserves, mulberries and licorice scents with hints of Sichuan pepper, hoisin, Indian spices and smoked meats plus a waft of raspberry leaves. Very big, rich, full and decadently fruited in the mouth, the palate packs in black fruits and exotic spices layers with a firm, rounded tannin frame and just enough freshness to carry off the long, opulent finish.
Jeb Dunnuck 95
The saturated purple-colored 2015 Relentless is a Syrah-dominated blend that includes 10 Petite Sirah. This cuve was first made in 1999 and the Syrah comes from a site in the hills above Oakville Knoll. Boasting terrific, full-throttle notes of black fruits, violets, and tapenade, it shows surprising elegance and purity on the palate, has fine, silky tannins, and superb balance. Its a brilliant wine that has both power and elegance. Drink it over the coming decade.
Wine Enthusiast 94
This blend of 90 Syrah and 10 Petite Sirah is a forceful, powerful knockout, delivering tones of turned earth, wild game and nutmeg. Full bodied and robust, it layers velvety smoothness around a mouthfilling, grippy core of bright black fruit thats rich and highly rewarding.
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