Dark red with shades of brown and purple. The aromas are of concentrated black cherry, bramble and plums with hints of fresh tilled soil and wood. Intense flavors mirror the aroma with dark skinned cherry, blackberry and a whiff of cool humid creek side underbrush. Beautiful texture with powerful and silky tannins. Finish is extended with a balanced and crisp tartness.
93 points CELLAR SELECTION
Dark-red, transparent color. Aromas characteristic to the vineyard of pennyroyal mint, tobacco leaf and black olives balance vibrant flavors of black plum, orange pekoe tea and mushroom. The 2017 Walraven possesses soft acidity with good structure, the finish is pleasing with supple tannin and roundness.
94 points EDITORS’ CHOICE