(labor day dinner at wern's+cheryl) Forward dark berries, espresso and mocha notes, edging on tar. Leather and plums, lined with rich velvet, soft fruit and dark cherries. Chewy leather, fine silky tannins, well resolved. Finishes w pleasant complexity, revealing dried figs, roses and violets. This has aged beautifully and paired perfect w Wern's signature bolognaise - Yum!
(labor day eve) dark floral nose, sweet and black earth minerality. Dusty plums, hint graphite w ethylene sweetness, finishing rounded w soft leather. A pleasant and easy drinking drop, approachable now.
(redstar w Dina, Cheryl & Werns) Toasted cashew, savoury, oily with age showing. Preserved lemons, clean and oily, with lime/lemon and hint hemp on finish. Oily with flinty minerality, revealing elegant peach and apricots right at the end. Balanced and aged, time to drink. Beautiful w our siew-yoke.