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2017 Markham The Altruist – 90pts Wine Spectator

Juicy raspberry, dark cherry and dark currant flavors show creamy aspects, backed by firm acidity and tannins. Chocolate mousse accents come in on the rich finish. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Malbec and Cabernet Franc. Drink now through 2024. Kim Marcus, Wine Spectator, October 5, 2020

2017 Markham The Altruist – 90pts Wine Spectator2020-10-07T10:54:02-07:00

Argyle Vintage Brut 2016 – 90 pts Wine Enthusiast

The blend in 2016 is quite different from the previous vintage, reversing the roles of the Pinot Noir (35%) and Chardonnay (55%), with a splash of Pinot Meunier as before. It’s young and fresh, with crisp apple fruit flavors in a compact, well-defined frame. There is clearly some aging potential, though where the flavors will [...]

Argyle Vintage Brut 2016 – 90 pts Wine Enthusiast2020-10-19T13:20:03-07:00

Argyle Brut Rosé 2016 – 91 pts Wine Enthusiast

The blend is 47% Pinot Noir, 16% Pinot Meunier and 37% Chardonnay, yielding concentrated flavors of rhubarb and wild strawberry. The acidity brings a wash of lemon zest, and the compact density suggests that further bottle age will bring rewarding results. Drink from 2025. Paul Gregutt, Wine Enthusiast

Argyle Brut Rosé 2016 – 91 pts Wine Enthusiast2020-10-19T13:20:31-07:00

TEXTBOOK Page-Turner Proprietary Red 2017 – 91pts Wine Enthusiast

Blending 79% Merlot with 21% Cabernet Sauvignon, this proprietary red is full throated in oak, tannin and a grippy texture, with savory, earthy character that speaks to the Old World. Considerable structure is at play, as it finishes elegantly in black pepper and clove. Virginie Boone, Wine Enthusiast, posted on Wine Enthusiast’s website in 2020

TEXTBOOK Page-Turner Proprietary Red 2017 – 91pts Wine Enthusiast2020-10-19T13:17:55-07:00

Argyle Reserve Pinot Noir 2017 – 91 pts Wine Spectator

Graceful and vibrant, with floral cherry aromas and delicately multilayered raspberry and spiced tea flavors that glide toward refined tannins. Drink now through 2026. 7,395 cases made. Tim Fish, Wine Spectator, 11/1/2019

Argyle Reserve Pinot Noir 2017 – 91 pts Wine Spectator2020-03-09T12:45:36-07:00

MacRostie Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2018 – 92 pts James Suckling

This has fresh aromas of pithy lemons and grapefruit with a gently flinty edge, too. The palate rolls out plenty of fresh melon and lemons with toasty oak threaded throughout. Drink now. Nick Stock, James Suckling, 12/12/19

MacRostie Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2018 – 92 pts James Suckling2020-03-09T12:36:39-07:00