opened by mistake. Tasted without a decant and 24 h later stoppered at cellar temp. Very bright fruit acidity and tannin but monolithic, would be best left alone but could see great developement in 5 years or with long and proper decant
One hour decant. Fruity nose with a bit of herby olives. An enjoyable mouthful of blackberries and tar, with tart acidity and silky tannins, along with more olive. Wouldn't call this restrained, but it pulls back a little at the end. James Berry always seems to produce big wines, and despite Wells' admirable efforts to dial things back with this grape, I think the JB is not entirely willing to cooperate. Gorgeous wine, and I think it goes another 10 years easy.
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