This was quite good.  Not as big or expressive as expected.  In fact, it drinks very Northern Rhone-ish.   Purple in color.  On the nose there is black raspberries, slight bacon fat, slight violets and underlying minerality.  Nice texture.  Layers unwind in the glass.  Though still tight, there is a nice complexity with black raspberry fruit and crushed dusty rocks.  Nice acidity as well.  Should continue to improve for a while and be good for a couple of decades after that.  

Grade: 
A
Score: 
95
Vintage: 
2013

Visiting wine country? Buy a Priority Wine Pass today to receive Complimentary and discounted tastings. Why spend hundred on tastings when you can taste for less or for free with The Priority Wine Pass.