"(from a .56 ha parcel). This is notably more restrained with its elegant and cool if grudging nose that is composed of a wonderfully spicy mélange of both red and blue pinot fruit, wet stone, tangerine peel and Asian style tea. There is an ultra-refined and strikingly pure palate feel to the intense and stony medium-bodied flavors where the supporting tannins are dense but fine and this sense of refinement continues onto the succulent, silky and hugely long finish. This is positively crystalline in its purity and this is an absolute knockout. (93-95)"