88 Points | International Wine Cellar , January/February 2008
($11) Pale color. Musky grapefruit and apple aromas, with a hint of tropical fruits. Dense, chewy and sappy, with bright flavors of grapefruit, fresh herbs and tarragon complicated by a saline nuance. Kept fresh by some unabsorbed CO2 A sauvignon with plenty of texture.
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