ITEM 8101539 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased direct from winery
...inky, rich and explosive. Crème de cassis, blueberry jam, chocolate, menthol and sweet spice are all amped up in an unctuous, flamboyantly ripe Cabernet...rich, plush style. Hints of graphite, lavender, spice and new leather build into the super-expressive finish. This is very nicely done.
... Deep black fruits, chocolate, tobacco, and lead pencil shaving-like notes all emerge from the glass, and it's full-bodied, has a plush, seamless textured, ripe tannins, and a great finish...
Aromas of ripe blackberries and blueberries, as well as cedary and spicy oak influence with forest wood, too. The palate has a super rich and succulent feel with bright, round, blackberry and red-plum flavors on offer and fleshy, juicy and easygoing, smooth tannin resolve.
...notions of espresso, baked cherries and blackberry preserves over a core of warm cassis and plum pudding plus a waft of Chinese five spice. Full-bodied, the palate had a firm, chewy texture and just enough freshness supporting the muscular fruit, finishing on a fruitcake note.