Pop 'n decant, followed over 8 hours...definitely early but checking in on these.
First pour was a bit muted, but it opens up a bit after a couple hours...nose of cranberry, black cherry, subtle baking spices underneath, hints of black tea, wet leaves, yeasty bread, mint, orange peel. Tart acidity could use some food to tame it. Finish grips pretty hard with fine tannins that still need some time to mellow.
Give these a few more years to come together, and they'll probably drink well for a couple more decades after that. 90+
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