This is under $10 per bottle so it is a fair value. Purple in color. The nose has dark cherries and slight hay notes. On the palate, this is a bit sweet with black cherry fruit. Easy drinking. Enough acidity to work with food. Clean. Nice for a party or Italian bistro. Casual fun.
Purple in color. Ruby at the rim. THe nose is pretty tight. A bit of plums and spice. On the palate, this is soft and easy drinking. Black cherries. One dimenstional. $17.
This is a step up from most MdA's. Very good. it is ripe and there is a slight ripe/sweetness to it. It is delicious. Purple in color. The nose has plums and sandalwood. On the palate, ripe plums and dark cherries. Enough acidity. Good finish. At $30, it is pricier, but worth it. At 8 years from vintage, it seems to be just closing in on peak but not quite.
Ruby/purple in color. The nose has plums and spice. Tannic. Plums on the palate. The finish is nice but there is some char on it. Good acidity. A nice MdA.