Last bottle of a half case purchased in 2012. Noticeably better than any of the previous bottles. Still a young-looking semi-opaque maroon in color, lightening only slightly at the edge. Lots of vanilla and a hint of spice on the muted nose. Full-bodied, rich and very focused. There's now wonderful depth and intensity to its lush plum and boysenberry fruit, matched beautifully by a vibrant acidity. Notes of fig, mesquite and a touch of oak add complexity to the long, polished finish. Rich, balanced and delicious. 50+5+11+17+7=90
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