Wine Spectator

90 Points “Smooth and round, with a peppery note swirling around the Syrah-like blackberry flavors…”
Wine Spectator (May 31, 2006)

Wine Enthusiast

88 Points “Fragrant, aromatic and penetrating, it sends up lively aromas of spice, herb and pine needles…”
Wine Enthusiast (August 31, 2006)

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

86 Points “Spicy dark fruit bouquet of jammy cherry, blackberry, gingerbread and mocha…”
Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar (April 30, 2006)