The 2013 La Belle Blonde is 100% Chardonnay and has a gorgeous nose of butterscotch, fresh peaches and hazelnut praline. Full and lush on the palate with a silken, creamy texture. Stunning flavors of caramelized pear, spice cake and toasted almonds throughout. Finishes with a beautiful minerality and vibrant, fresh fig component. Serve lightly chilled and decant for 1-2 hours before enjoying.
The 2013 Mystique is a Merlot dominated blend and has a dark garnet hue with a purple rim. An incredible, exotic nose of framboise, triple berry cobbler and vanilla explode out of the glass. Big and creamy with layers of blackberry. blueberry and Chinese 5 spice attack the palate. Absolutely luscious and intoxicating now and will only get better with 2-3 more years of cellaring. Enjoy now through 2024.
The 2012 Cabernet has a dark purple center with the color becoming more brilliant at the rim. This leads to a gorgeous nose of Currants, Plum and Sweet floral notes that immediately capture your attention. This wine is all about mouth feel, rich and velvety from beginning to end, while delivering the purest expressions of Cabernet that include Crème de Cassis, Blackberries and Semi Sweet Chocolate. Dense and fleshy while delivering silky sweet tannins and a long memorable finish. Amazing now and will improve with additional cellaring of up to 10 years.
The 2012 Boss Block is 100% Cabernet Franc and has a medium garnet hue and opens with enticing floral notes of violet and Asian spice with hints of black plum and earl grey tea. Fine grip, juicy acidity and integrated tannins lead the palate with sweet blackberry, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Finishes supple and layered with a tantalizing mouthfeel and amazing length. Best enjoyed after 2016 or decant 1 hour prior to enjoying.
The 2012 L'Orage is a blend of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon and 25% Cabernet Franc has a deep garnet hue. In the nose, redolent of crème de cassis, lavender and dark chocolate truffle. The palate reveals smooth tannins leading to flavors of Pomegranate molasses, blackberry preserves and hint of Anise. Lush and perfumed with Chambord liqueur, bittersweet chocolate and hints of tobacco. Finishes with full silky tannins, and juicy black fruit. A gem for the cellar. best after 2017 or decant 3 hours prior to enjoying.
The 2011 Block 1 is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon that comes from a southeast facing block in the Sheridan vineyard, it possess a seriously full-bodied, rich and structured style to go with decadent dark fruits, lead pencil, singed cedar and tobacco leaf-like romas and flavors.
Even more ripe and exotic on the nose, with notions of espresso roast, lavender, smoked duck, charred herbs and black fruits, the 2010 Singularity (100% Syrah aged 30 months in 100% new French oak) flows onto the palate with a gorgeously full, rich texture that carries layers of fruit, juicy acidity and ripe tannin that emerges on the finish. A massive, decadently styled wine that walks a fine line on the oak profile, with a subtle sheen of charred wood, it nevertheless manages to hold everything together and is a thrill ride of a Syrah. It should shine for 10-15 years. Drink now-2025.