"(50 percent new oak) Vivid red. Spice-tinged aromas of fresh red berries, vanilla and candied rose take on hints of smokiness and incense as the wine opens up. Shows very good clarity and lift on the palate, offering sappy raspberry and bitter cherry flavors that become sweeter on the back half. Firms up slowly on a very long, red-fruit-dominated finish that features talc-y tannins and a lingering suggestion of mocha." –Dec-16
Due to their reaffirmed commitment to the land and the quality of their wines, they have crafted a wine that honors their entire hillside. This blend of the four single vineyard estate Pinot Noir sites produces the ultimate combined expression of the Cristom Estate.