Last botle of this in my cellar and it was drinking beautifully. No note at the time, but recall it cleary as showing plenty of ripe red fruit and earth/spiciness just beautifully abalanced on the palate. Layers of flavor, very long finish. Hit the sweet pot with the drinking window in that it was aged and integrated but not a bit faded. Delicious
Still shows a lot of relatively youthful ruby color, then shows the age nicely on the nose, a nice mix of dusty red fruit, slightly earthy, very aromatic and elegant. Inital red bery fruit on the palate, more earthiness, a tiny bit of spice. Slightly drying on the back of the palate and then a too-short finish detracted from an otherwise very tasty pinot. My guess is that with the drying finish this isn't going to improve with more age, so a good time to have enjoyed this bottle.
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