If you open this now decant it and don't inhale for the first hour. I almost dumped it. Let it sit then corked and re-stored until the next day. Popped and poured and after another hour it was very tart fruit nose with spice. Good stuff but not great. Ended up being a good bottle but boy was that initial pop and aroma something I don't wish to remember.
Better after it was open for a while. Earthy nose. Fruit comes through late on the mouth, but with some nice berry fruit. Think this is still a bit early. Tasted well against an '08 Shea vineyard from another producer.
A bit tight, and I don't think we gave it enough time to fully open, but it was showing a lot of potential. Nice floral and black cherry fruit nose, with a touch of earth/spice. Medium weight, round, and supple body with more dark fruits. Nice length on the finish with some fine tannins.
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