The notes below are in line with our recent experience over two nights, gassed and refrigerated in between. There is a green and herbal edge, but that's ok with us. On the third night we decided to use the rest for a sauce.
Took to a Persian dinner at neighbors. Wasn't sure what to expect here but this was really good. Raves from most of table. Yes its got a touch of green pepper and a minty profile but I liked this. It also had an interesting blueberry component shining through. Very Bordeaux like overall. Far from the typical Napa fruit bomb but very interesting if you are into this style. I'm going on the high side with a 92. Also I think this is ready to drink, can certainly go longer but I wasn't getting the harsh tannins mentioned by some.
Decanted for 2 hours. Vanilla, oak with herbal green streak and eucalyptus on the nose. Wine improved through the evening with more time out of the bottle. Tannins evident on the palate. Should smooth out over the next couple of years.
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