No. 2 pencil shavings and graphite take the lead in this Cabernet Sauvignon driven wine. Red and black currant, dried herb, crushed stone carries through a layer of complex and full bodied pal... Read More
Minerally and pure. Dark purple fruit, deep saturating flavors. Firm yet feminine.
Wine Makers Notes
"Prominent earthy and gamy notes add depth and complexity to the rich vein of blackberry, d... Read More
"Moving to the Bordeaux styled releases and a blend of 70% Cabernet and 30% Syrah, the 2012 The Creator offers up a classic bouquet of cassis, lead pencil shavings and hints of herbs to go wit... Read More
The definitive MCK! A totally rockin' wine just likes its namesake: Detroit Rock City. Bold, big complex layers of five spice, cool ash and hung meat. Don't just take my word for it. Drink thi... Read More
94-97 points Jeb Dunnuck (Wine Advocate): A blend of Syrah co-fermented with 2-3% Viognier, aged all in puncheons, the 2014 Syrah The Beautiful (which now comes all from the Powerline vineyard... Read More
98 Points, Jeb Dunnuck, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate: “A candidate for the wine of the vintage, the 2013 Syrah Royal City is as expansive, sexy and voluptuous as they get in the vintage, hand... Read More
95 Points, Jeb Dunnuck, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon King Coal Stoneridge Vineyard, which is always a 70/30 mix of Cabernet and Syrah, is a beauty. Giving up lot... Read More
Textbook aromas and flavors...let's go! Cured black olive, fresh and dried herb, earthy and meaty. The Cabernet wins the day with graphite, pencil lead, black currant, and rock galore. Pair wi... Read More
It begins with a profound darkness, then gives way to black
olive, hung meat, dark fruit and herbs. Assertive yet feminine. What else, if not beautiful?
Food Pairings: Pulled Pork Sandwich o... Read More
93+ Points, Jeb Dunnuck, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: “While the 2013 Syrah The Hustler was closed aromatically (it reluctantly gave up notes of pepper and meatiness), it’s flat out fabulous... Read More
*Winemaker of the Year 2014 - Wine Enthusiast*
*90 points - Wine Spectator*
An iconic wine, packaged in our striking wooden presentation box with straw filling.
Owner-winemaker Charles Smi... Read More