88 pts Wine Spectator 8/31/10
Racy and pure, displaying vibrant cherry and currant fruit laced with incense and roasted vanilla bean. The long, fresh finish has a nicely firm hint of cherry pit. Drink now. 620 cases made. 90 pts Wine Advocate Issue #191 Oct
Purple; smoky, black fruits, Asian spices, hint of balsamic; savory, some elegance, great value.