Aroma: Black cherry, rose petal, wood smoke, blackberry. Palate: Rich blueberry and wood spice with notes of tart plum and cranberry. Moderately grippy tannins. Good structure. Well within its drinking window with time to spare.
This ATP bottling is a mature Carignane. Its smooth, balanced, savory, with garrique and cranberry notes, but after all is said and done, a little thin. Unfortunately, at this point in its life it lacks complexity and could be more interesting with a little greater depth and longer finish. Time to drink up.
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