89 Points | International Wine Cellar , January 2012
(aged in one-third new oak): Pale bright yellow. Citrus peel, stone fruits, sweet herbs and spicy oak notes of ginger and cinnamon on the nose. Ripe, smooth and peachy, with a strong component of vanillin oak. A bit soft in the middle but quite dry and uncompromising, with a saline nuance on the back.
87 Points | Wine Spectator
90 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
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