Wine Spectator – 92 points
Smoky and toasty notes frame plum, licorice, tobacco and mineral notes in this savory red. Has a polished texture, with balanced structure, good depth and a clean, spicy finish. Drink now through 2025.
Wine Enthusiast – 90 points
This ripe offering opens with aromas of lightly stewed black fruits and baked beans. In the mouth, it’s chewy and rich, with a syrupy leaning. Flavors of oak-based hickory, toast and savory spices accent blackberry fruit, while the finish is toasty, peppery and dark in character.