"A wine that might just be the greatest pure Cabernet Sauvignon to come from the Paso Robles, ever, the 2017 Patrimony sports a saturated purple color as well as awesome black and blue fruits, notes of crushed violets, graphite, and a damp earth/rocky minerality that develops with time in the glass. Full-bodied, with a gorgeous core of sweet fruit, it stays balanced, elegant, and seamless on the palate, and despite its obvious size and richness, it’s beautifully balanced, has no hard edges, and stays pure, precise, and long. It’s a sensational barrel sample that’s going to flirt with perfection."
"The 2017 Patrimony is stunning—may well flirt with perfection when it's bottled in over two years' time. The wine bursts from the glass with a beautifully pure bouquet of black plums, cherries and cassis, complemented by notes of candied violets, walnuts and dark chocolate. On the palate, it's full-bodied, ineffably complete and multidimensional, with bottomless depth at the core, its rich structuring tannins entirely cloaked in bright, succulent fruit. Lavish on the attack, the mid-palate and finish are tense and focused. This is a fabulous Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles."