*Best of 2001, Editors' Choice* Hoo-boy, was the Dehlinger a tasting panel-pleaser. A "complete wine" that "should drink well from now until 2010," it has loads of spice and black-pepper aromas (plus earth, cocoa and graham cracker) and a full, even mouthfeel. Meaty, mixed-berry flavors on the palate are even more complex with dried spices, andise and saddle-leather accents. Finishes long, tart and peppery. "Stellar" and "one of the best of show."
Deep saturated ruby. Extremely primary aromas of raspberry and black pepper; conveys a hint of rawness, like a young Syrah from the Northern Rhone Valley. Less weighty than the '97 but more intensely flavored and more aromatic in the mouth. Intriguing pepper and black olive flavors continue the Northern Rhone theme. This fruit was harvested very late, while the '97 ripened earlier, under what Dehlinger described as "stressfully warm weather." 91+ (ST)
The dense ruby/purple-colored 1998 Syrah Estate (615 cases) offers a straightforward bouquet of sweet black cassis, a nice texture, and a fleshy, generous finish. It is the fullest, richest effort of the 1998s. (RP)
Dark color. Complex flavors of meat, game and exotic spices are woven in with ripe cherries and berries. Complete and satisfying, finishing with mild, leathery tannins. (JL)
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2013 Solomon Hills "Solomon Hills Vineyard" Santa Maria Valley Chardonnay (Previously $40)