ITEM 7951520 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased upon release
Aromas of blackberries, cherries, violets and bark with mahogany...full-bodied and chewy with intense tannins that are layered and focused...fruit is pure and purposeful... Wonderful strength and purity to this. Class is the word.
...aromas on an ever-shifting and fluid bouquet...bright cherry, rose potpourri, black truffle, caramel, butterscotch, sandalwood, road pavement and chalky mineral...mouthfeel is creamy and long, and the wine shows terrific tannic integration.
...exotic brown spice, mint and cedar dust...depths of cherry, plum, hints of dark chocolate and roses...medium-bodied frame with velvety richness, complemented by polished red and black fruits while contrasted by brisk acids and hints of sour citrus...fine tannin slowly grounds you back to earth.
Fine peppery cherry and raspberry fruit... Sweet cherry fruit palate tempered by fresh succulent acidity and lots of gorgeous polished, chewy tannins. Fresh and sensationally well balanced.