2010 Claret, Napa Valley
Robert M. Parker Jr.'s The Wine Advocate
The 2010 Claret is an excellent introduction to the vintage. Sweet floral aromatics meld into nuanced dark fruit in this vibrant, chiseled wine. Although the 2010 will be approachable in a few years, it also has more than enough fruit and pure structure to continue to develop nicely for a number of years. There is a centeredness and pure poise to the 2010 that is compelling. This is a gorgeous entry-level offering from David Ramey. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2024.