Three years later, the profile here has changed little, with expressive sweetness sexing up a core of gravelly earth. Impressive in the way it builds power in the mouth, but the tannins are moving in the right direction with age. I think this will please for the entire extent of what should be a long cellar life.
Lots of pretty and bright acids. Juicy tart raspberries with a fresh warmth. A good stucture and meatiness underneath. Clean finish. This wine really hits a sweet spot with me above it (pretty high) quality.
Light ruby-red. Sweet, red fruit-and-gravel nose. Juicy in the mouth, with effusive raspberry and apricot flavors. Tannins appear on the finish and grip the gums without drying the palate. With air, a candied note became noticeable on the finish. Still going on Day #4, with the aromas dominated by a sweet cigar/ashtray character. The structure also became more prominent.
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