ISOSCELES Vertical 2018, 2019, 2020
This exceptional trio—a three-year vertical of ISOSCELES—is for the true wine aficionado in your life. For more than 30 vintages, ISOSCELES has been our flagship wine and quality benchmark for this style of wine here on the Central Coast of California.
Deep ruby/purple core with black secondary color, lighter toward the rim with moderate plus viscosity and slow forming, moderately stained tears.
Very aromatic and complex with ripe black cherry and cassis fruit, vanilla, cinnamon and licorice spice with sweet tobacco, cedar, leather and camphor notes.
Full-bodied with ripe black cherry and blackcurrant fruit complemented with baking spice and oak notes on entry. Sustained fruit and spice are joined by savory autumn leaf, cedar and leather on the mid-palate with mouth filling, fine tannins that lead into a long, complex and balanced finish with attractive fruit, spice, cedar and subtle camphor notes.
Bright with a deep purple core and a purple-ruby rim with moderate, deeply stained tears on the glass.
Black cherry, black currant and plum with leather, cigar box, and dried sage, vanilla bean, dried violet, oak, and a bit of camphor.
Full-bodied with ripe complex black cherry, boysenberry, cassis, and blackberry fruit on the entry with baking spice. Dusty tannins appear on the mid-palate with cedar, dried tobacco leaf, and saddle leather as it progresses. The finish is long, fresh and balanced with notes of bay leaf, dried red rose petal, oak, and sustained tannins.
Bright with a dark purple/black core and a lighter ruby purple rim showing slowforming, moderately stained tears on the glass.
Attractively aromatic and complex with ripe black and red cherry, black currant, new book leather, cedar, tobacco, vanilla bean, licorice, and oak.
Full-bodied on the palate with ripe complex cherry, cassis, and a subtle red berry fruit on entry, with vanilla and licorice baking spice leading into the midpalate, which shows complex savory notes of cedar, tobacco leaf, and leather. The very long, complex, and continually changing finish is a progression of sustained ripe cherry fruit accented by baking spice and oak notes, with smooth chewy tannins and balanced acidity, adding depth and freshness.