He commented on notes of eucalyptus and mint on the nose, the extended finish with concentrated brambleberry and called it a knockout. Jan said it was "a wonderful wine" with great structure and a beautiful nose. I had tasted it earlier in the day and really feel it's one of the single best Cabs I have ever tasted.
Ken told me one of the things that has appealed to the partners so much is the sense of community here. "We're all here for the grapes." It's not uncommon to see winemakers helping each other out when the need arises.