Dry Creek Valley
“This offers excellent refinement, with high-toned red-berry fruit and sarsaparilla that are on the edge of jammy—in a good way. Noticeable yet balanced acidity and generous tannins provide a solid structure.”
Source: buyingguide.winemag.com, Dec. 2014
Reviewer: Virginie Boone
92 Points for 2011 Petite Sirah
A great Petite Sirah that preserves the variety’s rich power, yet reins it in toward elegance. It’s enormously concentrated in ripe blueberry and cherry pie fruit, spiced with black pepper, and wrapped into thick but soft tannins. There’s a ripeness to the finish that makes it succulent, but it’s dry in style. Compelling and delicious, it drinks beautifully now
— Steve Heimoff (8/1/2013) — 92
92 Points for 2011 Zinfandel
“Miro is building an impressive track record for Zinfandel, putting to shame many others that cost far more. This ’11 is as good as anything they’ve done, and defines Dry Creek Valley with its ripe, briary berry, tobacco, cocoa and spice flavors. Smooth in tannins and bright with acidity, it’s beautiful to drink now with beef in almost any form.”
—Steve Heimoff (8/1/2013) — 92
A vintage of both fantastic quality and quantity, the 2009 Silverwood Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon possesses an excellent combination of structure and grace. Ripe morello cherries, dark plum and a well-integrated note of sweet vanilla from the wine’s time in French oak permeate the aromas of this wine. The wine has a surprisingly soft entry and weight for its relative depth, echoing flavors of black currant, warmed baking spices, Red Delicious apple and a hint of cola nut. A pleasing stream of acidity runs through this wine, brightening the overall flavors and making it a perfect complement to a wide range of meats and cheeses. This wine has just started to come alive and will certainly continue to do so over the next six to eight years.
Drink from 2012 through 2018.
Miro 2009 Silverwood Vineyard Mountain Grown Cabernet Sauvignon (Alexander Valley)
Toasty, caramelized oak and sweet heat from high alcohol dominate this wine. The blackberry and cherry fruit flavors are very ripe. Drink now.
by Steve Heimoff
(10/1/2012) — 85
2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Tasting
2011 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
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