Begin Your Search
WineAccess Travel Log
Read stories from the world's greatest wine trails.
More About This Wine
Other Wines from this Producer and Vintage
94(+?) Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2009
Inviting aromas and flavors of plum, black raspberry, minerals and tobacco, complicated by hints of smoke and game. Sweet, lush, broad and complex; this really spreads out to coat the palate. For all its dimension, though, there's also lovely mineral precision and lift. Finishes with ripe, building tannins and a distinctly juicy quality. This vineyard was picked last in 2006, in mid-October, and the wine was bottled in August of 2008, a couple months later than the other Colgin 2006s as the team felt that the tannins needed a bit more polishing.