While there is some spices, tannins, and fading fruit left in this. Those are overshadowed by huge amounts of alcohol dominating everything. This is falling apart fast and will continue to get hotter when what little fruit is left fades even more. We could only manage a glass each and the rest was poured out.
I think this is beyond peak and would drink up if you have them... lost that vibrant, peppery nose that I recall from my last bottle. Dominated by dark fruit, bit of alcohol on the nose, but seeming a little over the hill. Still manages to remain fairly balanced though considering hte 16.2% abv.. going to accelerate drinking the few later vintages I have.
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