2010 Five Mountain
This is a rustic wine – “sauvage” is a common description. Wild game, bittersweet chocolate, hoisin, and molasses on the palate, with herbal notes and five-spice on the nose. The 2010 Five Mountain is a dark and mysterious pinot with a quality reminiscent of a whole-cluster style old-world wine.
92 Points “Light and lively, with expressive raspberry, clotted cream and mocha flavors that mingle harmoniously as the finish glides on…”
– Wine Spectator Insider (November 2, 2012)
91 Points “Bright aromas of black raspberry and cherry accented by sassafras and black tea…”
– Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar (July 31, 2012)