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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 generation California winemaker, has crafted an earthy Pinot, with notes of cherries and red beet root. Tannins are chewy, with heady cedar-rhubarb-mocha accents. The fine acidity shows through.

92 points for 2014 Ultimate Red Pinot Noir2020-09-18T17:14:52+00:00

2013 Ultimate Red receives 14.5 points in JancisRobinson.com

The 2013 Ultimate Red was reviewed by Elaine Brown in JancisRobinson.com on September 7, 2016:
14.5: Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc.
Subdued aromatics. Succulent black-fruit palate with sweet baking spice. Sweet finish.

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2013 Ultimate Red receives 14.5 points in JancisRobinson.com2020-09-18T17:14:53+00:00

2012 Ultimate Red awarded 92 points by James Suckling

The 2012 Ultimate Red was reviewed by James Suckling on January 15, 2016:

92 points: Aromas of blackberries, incense and dried flowers follow through to full body, firm and silky tannins and a flavorful finish. Juicy and savory. Drink now.

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2012 Ultimate Red awarded 92 points by James Suckling2020-09-18T17:14:53+00:00

2011 Ultimate Red awarded 94 points by The Wine Enthusiast

The 2011 Ultimate Red was rated 94 points in the December 31, 2014 issue of The Wine Enthusiast:

94 points, Cellar Selection: The first vintage for a new producer, the winemaker longtime respected consultant Cary Gott, this 100% Cab comes from the eastern slopes of Howell Mountain and Pope Valley. It provides an elegant and yet sizable expression of juicy black fruit, olive, licorice and smoke that spent 25 months in French oak, almost 75% of it new. This one’s built to age, too.

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2011 Ultimate Red awarded 94 points by The Wine Enthusiast2020-09-18T17:15:29+00:00
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