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Monthly Archives: February 2017

16 Feb 2017

ars nova 2012 – 91 points Vinous Josh Raynolds

ars nova 2012 receives 91 points by the prestigious Vinous Antonio Galloni. Josh Raynolds writes: Fermented and aged in new and used French oak barrels for 9 months, followed by 2 years in lined concrete tanks. Full ruby. Smoke-tinged cherry, tobacco and succulent herbs on the highly fragrant nose. Sappy and penetrating on the palate, offering pliant cassis and bitter cherry flavors and supple, velvety texture. Closes long, chewy and firm, displaying building tannins and very good, dark-fruit-driven structure.

16 Feb 2017

ars in vitro 2013 – 90 points Vinous Josh Raynolds

ars in vitro 2013 receives 90 points by the prestigious Vinous Antonio Galloni. Josh Raynolds writes: Deep ruby. Powerful, spice-tinged black and blue fruits on the nose and palate, complicated by a smoky element. Sappy and seamless in texture offering appealing sweetness and a suggestion of licorice. Rich yet energetic in style, delivering solid closing thrust and round, velvety tannins that come on late. I also had the chance to taste a tank sample of the 2014 rendition of this […]

06 Feb 2017

inmácula 2015 – 90 points Vinous Josh Raynolds

Inmácula 2015 receives 90 points by the prestigious Vinous Antonio Galloni. Josh Raynolds writes: Fermented and aged in 300 liter French oak barrels, with regular lees stirring. Brilliant straw-yellow. Aromas of pear nectar, Meyer lemon and smoky minerals, plus hints of toasty lees and anise that build with air. Smooth and concentrated in the mouth, offering ripe citrus and orchard fruit flavors complicated by ginger and anise flourishes. The smoke and floral notes repeat on a long, seamless finish that’s […]