Enters the mouth very softly due to the lower alcohol and gentle tannins. It is delicate in structure but packed with flavor.
The extreme ripeness of the fruit and the higher use of American oak causes this wine to explode in the mouth. Pour into your largest decanter, give it a vigorous swirl and have at it.
Terrific acid balance and length. The perfect thing to sip on a hot day. The cooler 2011 vintage produced juices with terrific acid balance and length.
Comfort and informal luxury - like a favorite pair of leather gloves, special heirloom wool blanket, or perfectly broken-in boots.