2002 Pride Mountain Vineyards Reserve Claret - 97 pts!
The opaque purple-colored 2002 Reserve Claret reveals more aromatic development than the Cabernet Sauvignon as well as complexity. It boasts chocolate blackberry blueberry currant and licorice notes a voluptuous texture and a luscious personality. Already delicious it will be impossible to resist young and will last for 12-15 years. Readers who love the Bob Foley style of wines and there seem to be many who do should also know that he produces wines under his own name and is also the winemaker for Switchback Ridge and Hourglass two other up-and-coming estates. RP