Raw cocoa bean dominates the aromatics of this wine. Hints of baking spices, turmeric, and plum also linger in the nose. The palate is well balanced with bright acid and bountiful mouthwatering tannins. This wine is all about dark chocolate with beautiful blue fruit notes on the finish.
ROBERT PARKER: 92 POINTS; JAMES SUCKLING: 91 POINTS
The 2012 Family Collection Chardonnay begins with aromatics of vanilla, honeycomb, and apple pie spice. The bright, luscious fore palate opens up with tropical notes of lychee, jackfruit, and grilled pineapple before the lingering oak and Mexican vanilla round out this wine’s lengthy finish.
This 100% Cabernet Franc kicks off with aromas of cassis, star of anise, ground nutmeg, mocha, pipe tobacco, and a hint of cherry. With rich flavors of salted caramel, cherries jubilee, and a fired crème brûlée, this mouth coating Cabernet Franc has you asking for more of its creamy tannins and deep flavors.