ITEM 7983572 - Removed from a subterranean, temperature and humidity controlled residential cellar; Purchased direct from winery
...offers a kaleidoscope of gamey blueberries, crushed black cherries, forest floor, leafy herbs, and damp earth. Deep, massively concentrated, and layered on the palate, it has layer upon layer of complexity and texture, building sweet tannins, and a monster finish.
...notes of potpourri, oolong tea, Chinese five spice, hoisin and fallen leaves with a core of warm blackberries, crushed blackcurrants and eucalyptus. Full-bodied and powerfully fruited in the mouth, the black fruit and spicy layers have a firm yet velvety backbone and the finish is long and perfumed.
Frankly ripe blackberry and boysenberry compote flavors form the core, with loads of brambly energy to carry it off, while lively tobacco, anise and spice notes and deeply embedded iron and loam elements build through the finish. Distinctive and impressive.
Rich, unctuous and flamboyantly ripe... Silky tannins and plush fruit add to the wine's undeniable raciness and overall appeal. Sweet scents of tobacco, smoke and cedar add the closing shades of nuance.
Impressive aromatic depth here...wealth of cassis and blueberry aromas...violet-like floral and fresh-earth notes...palate has an array of ripe dark plums and chocolate in a powerful yet plush style. Super long, majestic and seamless.