Bond Melbury Napa Valley 2000
94 points Wine Spectator: Deliciously complex, rich and polished, with layers of mocha-scented oak, ripe black cherry, blackberry and spice, offering nuances of cedar, chocolate and vanilla. Finishes with ripe, integrated tannins. Best from 2004 through 2012. 675 cases made. (11/15/03)
BOND: A stable of Napa Valley thoroughbreds — ultimately six Cabernet-based wines — assembled under the umbrella of one philosophy, one facility and one mark. Created in partnership with proprietors of select Napa Valley hillside vineyards. BOND is our covenant and shared commitment to produce only the best expression of the land. At BOND, each wine has its own cellar under one roof in which to develop its individual character and singular expression of place.