2000 Russian River Valley
Full of perfume which jumps out of the glass, followed immediately by fruit: raspberries, bing cherries, rhubarb and a hint of orange;  very concentrated fruit, a great, world class wine; after 30 minutes, still strong; additional scents of plum, vanilla, strawberries;  this wine is at its peak and perfect. (Notes by Ida and George, October 2008)