From OWC with no signs of seepage, high shoulder level. Picture is of actual bottle.
93pts Robert Parker
93pts Neal Martin
94 points Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar… “Bright red with an amber rim. Captivating nose of dark plum, blackcurrant, oak, coffee, cocoa and flowers. Juicy, sweet and suave on entry, then brightly focused in its red fruit and black flavors complicated by cedar and citrus. Finishes with flinty, saline nuances and very suave tannins. This outstanding wine is perfectly balanced and light on its feet, still very young and capable of a very long life. It might disappoint those looking for a blockbuster, but I love its overall sense of refinement. An essence of claret. (ID) (8/2011)”