Pop and pour. This wine has an ok attractive nose with pencil shave, oaky and light cassis aromas. However, all aromas are gone within an hour. Waited for anothe hour, the nose seems like all gone. The palate is ok with only some tannin left. My bottle seems like different than the ones drunk by other CT drinkers. 5+10+15+6=86pts
Holy crap is this ever a good deal at $36 CAD. Drank over three days, and the wine was interesting and different on each day. At first, earthy, tannic elements dominated. It clearly needed to open up, but still exhibited excellent structure and backbone. As it evolved, much more fruit appeared created a balanced, full experience that was ethereal. The '05 is twice as expensive but nowhere near twice as good. Recommended, if you can find any!
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