2013 Ultimate Red rated 93 points by James Suckling

In James Suckling's November 23, 2016 article, The Top 100 Reds of Napa Valley 2016, the 2013 Ultimate Red was awarded 93 points and ranked #87 in the list of 100 wines. 93 points: A sleek and polished red with blackberry and lavender aromas and flavors. Medium to full body. Silky tannins. Drink or hold. [...]

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2012 Audax awarded 93 points from Tastings.com

93 Points, Gold Medal, Exceptional Dark black ruby color. Fruity aromas of fig bar, chocolate flavored candies, sweet herbs, and cedar incense with a lightly tannic, soft, dryish full body and a complex, medium-long chocolate bread pudding, dried figs, tobacco, and creme brulee finish with cottony tannins and moderate oak. A big velvety Cabernet with [...]

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2013 Ultimate Red awarded 94 points from Tastings.com

94 Points, Gold Medal, Exceptional, Cellar Selection Nearly opaque ruby black color. Complex aromas and flavors of fresh leather, salami, spice drops, and cherry cola with a chewy, vibrant, dryish full body and an epic, very long spiced raisins, pie crusts, anise and cedar, and cassis vinaigrette finish with chewy tannins and moderate oak. A [...]

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2014 Ultimate Pinot Noir awarded 93 points and “Exceptional” from Tastings.com

93 Points, Gold Medal, Exceptional, Cellar Selection Dark dusty garnet color. Complex aromas and flavors of cranberry sauce, candied orange peel, tar, and rose petals with a slightly chewy, crisp, dry light-to-medium body and a medium-length fertile earth and cherry cola finish with well-integrated, medium, leafy tannins. A savory Napa Pinot Noir that nods to [...]

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Wine of the Week in the April 27 issue of St. Helena Star for 2012 Audax

Catherine Bugue chooses the 2012 Audax as Wine of the Week in the April 27 issue of the St. Helena Star: On the eastern side of Napa Valley’s Howell Mountain lies the serene region of Pope Valley. While this area is not new to wine by any means (Pope Valley Winery was founded in 1897), [...]

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92 points for 2014 Ultimate Red Pinot Noir

The April 2017 issue of The Tasting Panel Magazine reviews the 2014 Ultimate Red Pinot Noir: 92 points and 3 "kisses" Hong Kong entrepreneurs Anthony Fung and Andy Choi named the winery after the flower that symbolizes elegance, beauty and purity---and the calla lily is also the flower sent to lovers. Cary Gott, a fourth [...]

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