97 points - Robert Parker Jr.'s The Wine Advocate
The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Fortis is meant to be the choicest selection from all of this estate’s vineyard holdings. Its opaque purple color is followed by a classic bouquet of blackberries, cassis, camphor and graphite. Super-rich, supple and full-bodied with cassis, blackberry, oak and floral flavors, this is a tour de force in winemaking as well as one of the greatest wines I have ever tasted from Pine Ridge. It
should offer delicious drinking over the next 20-25 years.
94 points - Wine Enthusiast
93 points - Wine Spectator
Broad-shouldered, dense and tannic, with a wealth of rich, firm, tightly wound flavors, showing touches of anise, currant, blackberry, mineral and cedar. Sails along on the finish, with the tannins lending grip to the flavors. - J.L.
The 2010 FORTIS presents a harmonious bouquet that overflows with ambrosial aromas
of dark black cherry, sugared raspberry, and fresh, juicy plum, swirled seamlessly around wisps of caramel toffee, allspice, and freshly ground espresso. Equally effusive, the impeccably balanced palate rushes with red raspberry, dark plum and cherry cordial flavors that are complemented by elegant tannins and nuances of fine toasted oak, dark cocoa and sweet cream through the opulent finish.
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