1.5 L bottle drank at Gary Danko with friends. Cork was in excellent shape, barely any wine stain on other than the bottom of the cork. Blown away at the life the this wine still had left in it. Acidity in the form of bright red berry was first noticeable but also very well balanced as evidenced by a hint of caramel on the nose. Bottle stayed surprisingly consistent throughout the evening (3 1/2 hrs). Will remember this bottle for a while.
14.2% alcohol. Light black cherry color. Quite porty nose of brown sugar and stewed cherry. In the mouth, this is much more fresh than on the nose. Still showing some good red cherry fruit and spice. This is showing the heat of the vintage at this point. It was tasty on the palate but lacking the complexity, depth, and longevity of better vintages. B+
14.2% alcohol. not decanted, followed in the glass for 3 1/2 hours. a half hour of air helped it to open up. deep black cherry and sage. nice mouthfeel and texture. should maintain this drinking plateau for some time. well balanced. drink now- 2015. recommended. 92+
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