Wine Spectator 91 Pts Opens with a burst of ripe black raspberry fruit followed by expressive layers of smoky anise, espresso and licorice flavors that build toward polished tannins. Zinfandel, Syrah, Petite Sirah, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Viognier and Carignane. Drink now through 2025. 500 cases made.—T.F.
91 Pts Jeb Dunnuck Another blend from throughout California, the 2016 The Imposter gives up loads of black cherry, red plum, spice, and cedary herbs. It's medium-bodied, fresh, and lively on the palate, with good overall freshness, and a great finish.