2014 Five Mountain

A floral nose of violets and rose petal leads into rich tenors of leather and baking chocolate. Luscious and fruit forward, the palate sings with red raspberries, cranberries and pie-cherries while structured tannins then soften into a lingering, juicy finish.


Wine Spectator: 91 Points

“Sleek and expressive, this is complex, with orange peel and tea leaf overtones to the cherry and raspberry flavors…”
Wine Spectator (online, 2016)

91 Points

Parts of this vineyard date back to the late 1970s. Scents of raspberries and cherries bloom from the glass, and the wine gains volume in the mouth. Dark fruits take center stage, tightly wound and showing threads of smoke, earth and dark chocolate.
Wine Enthusiast Magazine (December 1, 2016)

93 Points in Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

“extremely well-focused. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp acidity, real tension and vigor with fine tannin, dark cherry and red plum fruit leading to a nicely poised, Volnay-like finish that is pure class…”
Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (June 29, 2016)

92 Points in James Suckling

“Very tight young wine with soft and silky tannins and plenty of plums, light cedar and toffee flavors. Medium body and a long finish…”
JamesSuckling.com (November 2, 2016)