2015 Five Mountain Library Release
Blue flowers, clove, strawberry compote and a touch of citrus make up a vivid and rich nose. The palate unfolds with deep tones of black currant, cola and leather, while contrasting flavors of strawberries and cream, fresh thyme and pepper keep this wine complex and exciting.
“…delicately scented of cranberries and raspberry leaves with hints of black pepper, rose hips and fallen leaves. The Medium-bodied palate offers a solid frame of firm tannins and just enough freshness to lift the elegant, earthy flavors…”
– Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (August 31, 2017)
“Fresh strawberry, blood orange and succulent herb flavors are sharpened by a chalky mineral quality that builds as the wine opens up. Vibrant red berry and bitter cherry flavors show very good clarity, silky, seamless texture and a sweetening touch of mocha…”
– Vinous (January, 2015)
“The nose is dark cherry, black raspberry with shadings of black pepper and earth. The palate is a ripe blackberry that fills out the core accented by notes of mint and textured, waxy black cherry…”
– Purely Domestic Wine Report, Vol 6.3, Nov. 2017