Pours inky-black/purple and holds a nice grip on the stems. Fine sediment evident. Dark fruits, blackberry on the nose and flavor profile. Tannins have resolved, providing solid body without overpowering the fruit, but you can still sense them coating your tongue. Really in a good place at present, will drink remaining bottle in '15 or '16
Interesting how the previous tasting notes showed how this wine was developing with time. It is now in a great place. Dark fruit but not overbearing, tannins are there but do not detract. Drinking well now, still several excellent years left in it.
Decanted 1/2 of 750 and let rest for 45 mins; reserved balance and drank 2 days later. Wine held all of its depth and fruit, losing virtually nothing over the 2 days. Better than I recall, this was a 90 on Day 1 and 91+ on Day 3. Dark fruits, more cab than franc in its approach and profile.
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