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Community Tasting Notes (28) Avg Score: 88.4 points

  • Drinking wonderfully right now!

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  • from a 375. itwas a nice bottle with good tartness and cassis. A nice kiss of oak. this was ready to drink on opening. A decent finish that was pleasant to drink.

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  • Good solid cab, plums, currants, cassis, smooth and ready to go.

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  • Black fruit, currants and vanilla on the nose. Restrained tart black fruit, currant, and cocoa/vanilla mid palate, still a bit tight after 30-45 minutes in the glass but continued to open. Fruit began to reassert itself but never very boldly. Tannic and finishing long with a very tart and dry close. UPDATE: I had about half a bottle left, which I vacuum sealed and put in the refrigerator for about 36 hours. After returning it to room temperature, the fruit on the nose and on the palate were a little more evident. I also detected an earthiness on the nose that may have been there before, but was more pronounced after the resting period. It retained a spicy note towards the back of the palate and on the finish. All this suggests to me that it may still need a number of years in the bottle to reach its peak. Based on this additional experience, I'm going to increase my rating from 86 to 88.

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  • Let breathe two hours. Nose showed strong bell pepper and dark fruit. Mid-weight on the palate, fruit forward punch of candied dark berries, earth and bell pepper, with little to no finish. Vacuvin-ed last glass for next night and it showed hot tart thin sour cherry.
    A low $20's purchase at Costco a few years back, happy to have held.

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