It took it good 20-30min for this to come together and continued to develop after that. Most fruit flavors have disappeared by now, so this offers mostly secondary ones - leather, dust, smoke. I am not sure this will improve any further, but the drinking window posted here is definitely too short - the wine drinks just fine. Not an amazing wine, but a good pleasant surprise.
First of all, this has a well structured, tannic backbone that gives this life welll beyond the 'CT' drinking window, this was still quite 'fresh', but whether it will improve or not is the question, no need for those with the '59' bottles to drink up, but not sure how much it will benefit in the cellar - Very dark, full bodied with a nose of extreme plum, ceder, tobacco, spice and vanilla, nicely structured and balanced, decent complexity, quite green, but sweet, smooth on the palate with good length, quite tasty (89 Points).
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