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Community Tasting Notes (57) Avg Score: 91.7 points

  • California (Private Location): Nose: Little red dried berries, a bit of oak, tabacco, herbs, leather, cinnamon, strawberry, pencil lead and a hint of tomato. Complex nose.
    Palate: Lacks a bit the complexity from the nose on the palate. Not the punch & length. More on the medium-body side. Think the wine is now at its peak and will not getting better in any sense. Drink up.

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  • Ripe California Wines (Private Location): *** Please see this note only in the context of the whole tasting ***
    Glass: Riedel Vinum Syrah
    Wine: Double decanted
    Clear, medium ruby color. Very young looking! Clean, medium intense and fully developed nose with lots of herbs, iron, blood, red fruits. Very BDX like style.
    Dry, medium+ acidity and tannins, which are both well integrated. Medium body and medium intensity. Red fruits, oak, earthy and animal notes on the medium finish.
    Still quite young, so it has several more years ahead. Will it improve? Hard to say, but I guess it will stay at this level for at leat 5 more years.

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  • Popped & poured. Dark crimson color showing little age. Initial aromas of violets, roasted game, black currant and leather. Initially a little thin on the palate with pronounced acidity, but nice black fruit, forest floor, herb, and leather flavors. Adds weight on the palate as it opens and sits in the glass. Plum, violets and black fruit on the finish which lingers for a bit, ending with a nice cedar quality. Very pretty. 93+ pts.

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  • Fabulous bottle- drinking great 30 years young. a cab for the aging! well done.

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  • 2h decanting. On the nose at first elegant (Forest fruit, eucalyptus) then more and more dark berries and leather. On the palate big and strong, again dark berries, chocolate and nice toasting. Very Long finish, but almost a bit tannic. Great 30 years old wine!

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  • By Richard Jennings
    6/27/2003, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 83 points

    (Dominus Estate) Herbaceous, anise nose; very tannic, herbaceous, coffee, green, pepper palate; dry medium finish 83+ pts.

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