Consumed over 3 days. This was much more evolved than my 2005's have been, probably vintage-dependent. Not as forward, showing some nice secondary flavors of tar and earth. There was a bit of funk from the beginning and it increased on each day.
Reporting from memory, so no detailed notes, but I really liked this one. It was a feminine, perfumy expression of RbD.....boysenberry, tobacco, moderately prominent oak, and a distinct, lingering floral character on the finish. Only fault was that it was a bit alcoholic, but this might smooth out with more time in the bottle, and this one has sufficient acid and tannins to go for several more years. Nice QPR on this one.
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