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2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Rating: 93-95 pts

($75; 85% Cabernet Sauvignon) Good deep, bright red. Complex aromas of plum, mocha, minerals and menthol. Densely packed and tactile, with penetrating acidity and minerality giving this a powerful spine. Finishes very long, with a minty lift. This baby holds out great potential, but, like a topnotch claret, will
require years to display its inherent complexity.


August 2012 View PDF
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2006 Red Blend Rating: 94 pts

A substantial Bordeaux blend that trips into the palate on cat’s feet—a delicate touch that gradually gains mass and dimension. It’s compact and balanced, with a core of red fruit, a floral top note, and complex layers of mineral and metal. Give it time to open up, and see how the spicy fruit seamlessly mingles with satiny tannins; it scales up and out without being blocky or tiring.


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2009 CORLISS ESTATES SYRAH Rating: 96 pts

“For this report, the 2009 Syrah is the youngest release and it’s certainly worth waiting for. A co-fermented blend of 95% Syrah and 5% Viognier that spent 30 months in 55% new French oak, it offers up a thrilling array of blackberry and black currant fruit, incense, spice box, chocolate and roasted meats on the nose...


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