40% Petit Verdot, 32% Syrah, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon $80
The most invigorating aspect of making “First Tracks” on a mountain is leaving a trail for others to follow; this wine has accomplished just that. From the moment the vivid bouquet of blackberries, brooding red currant, rhubarb and new leather ignite your senses, you become awestruck with the contents in your glass. Rolling onto the palate, an insane mouth feel of tannin and texture explode with a concentrated freshness, and are heightened by a distinct floral lift of dark red rose petal. The lingering spices and savory flavors leave one desiring another taste (or glass). This is an unforgettable wine every enthusiast will want to explore from 2018 and through the next 15+ years.
(96pts - J.Dunnuck)