Had the 2013 last night and loved it -- saw the prior vintage at the grocery store today and thought it'd be fun to try for contrast. Glad I did; weight, flavors, finish, acidity/bitterness all uncannily similar to last night's review. Not sure I could distinguish between the two blind. However, there's a distinction if you look real hard -- this one has a hair less fruit and a very subtle vegetal (rhubarb?) note. This results in a raw, almost shrill finish -- again, it's barely noticeable, and sincerely doubt I'd have picked up on it if the 2013 weren't fresh in my mind. But gun to my head, would say this is just starting its descent, and that it's time to move up a vintage.
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