"Winemakers believe that the land speaks to them of possibilities. A winemaker's goal is to express those possibilities, to capture the best of what the land has to offer."
—Bob LevyDownload PDF (57 K) - "Notes of a Winemaker" by Bob Levy
"These wines possess all the elements of greatness - individuality, power combined with elegance, extraordinary complexity, remarkable aging potential, and compelling richness without ponderousness."
—Robert M. Parker, Jr.
First commercial vintage: 1990, released in 1996. Production averages 1,800 cases annually.
The Maiden represents the second selection from the estate. It is a highly detailed and sumptuous wine, remarkably faithful to the vineyard's pedigree. Accordingly, the resemblance to her "big sister" is unmistakable.
First commercial vintage: 1995, released in 1999. Production averages 900 cases annually.