Aromas of chocolate, blackberry, blueberry and black currant are richly layered with fresh strawberry and mint notes. The tannic and high acid structure of the wine completes the experience. A truly complex wine that offers a unique profile of red, black and blue fruit aromas.
94 points // Robert Parker's Wine Advocate // Jeb Dunnuck
Another incredible wine is the 2014 Sonata, which checks in as a mix of 44% Syrah, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Sangiovese, which comes from a mix of sites in Ventura County, Paso Robles and Arroyo Grande. Barrel fermented and aged 16 months in 70% new French oak, this beauty o ers classy notes of creme de cassis, crushed violets, graphite and wet rock to go with a pure, elegant, seamless style on the palate. Like all of the wines from Guillaume Fabre, it's impeccably made and shines for its sheer pedigree and purity. Drink it anytime over the coming decade.
93 points // Vinous // Josh Raynolds
Inky purple. Ripe blackberry, cherry compote, candied violet and woodsmoke aromas show very good clarity and pick up minerally nuance in the glass. Lush Palate-coating dark fruit liqueur flavors develop smoke, allspice, and floral pastille qualities with air, along with a hint of cola. Finishes smooth, sweet and extremely long; chewy tannins add grip to the lush black and blue fruit.
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44%Syrah 30%Cabernet Sauvignon
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