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Community Tasting Notes (26) Median Score: 92 points

  • Clear, medium intensity ruby color.

    Developing nose with a medium aroma intensity. Aromas of cassis, black raspberries, oak, cedar wood, lead pencil, grass, fresh herbs, mint, cold coffee, gravel and pine.

    Dry on the palate with a medium acidity, medium(+) body and medium(+) ripe tannins. The flavor intensity is medium(+) with flavors of inky, black fruits, cassis, lead pencil, cedar, cigar box and pine. The finish is medium(+) with black raspberries, sugared coffee and leather.

    Drinking very good today but needs a bit of aeration. This wine is powerful with smooth, rounded edges. Very good!

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  • Pale ruby, cool, integrated, perfumed, nice body. Drinking beautifully.

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  • Deep, dark garnet in color with no signs of aging. Fragrant, attractive and complex nose of developed & mature, ripe dark fruit aromas of cherries, blackberries and plums with earthy overtones, forest floor, mint, lead pencil, classic cedar box & tobacco notes, some leather, dried herbs, minerals, some spices & toasted oak in the background. Medium-full bodied with a good concentration of balanced, developed & mature, silky smooth texture, ripe dark fruit flavors of cherries, blackberries & cassis with cedar, herbs, minerals, earthy, spices, mint and toasty oak in the background. Long lingering supple finish. Drinks quite well at present with decanting and airing. It should hold at this plateau for a few more years but I doubt there is any further development from additional aging.

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  • Really nice style of Napa wine, with all its soft, ripe, sweet, layers of dark berries, spice, forest floor and stone in the perfume. The long, clean finish is polished, round and serving up a lot of sweet fruits.

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  • Past its prime, this pleasant wine is fresh, bright and delivers crunchy, cassis and peppery, red berries. This is starting to dry out. Drink up as it's not going to get any better

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