ITEM 8102535 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased upon release; Consignor is original owner
...aromas are brooding out of the gate, with notes of barrel spice, raspberry, coffee, dried herbs and dark chocolate emerging over time. The palate shows a sense of deftness, sophistication and detail, with a lightly creamy feel. The balance is exquisite.
...ripe, medium to full-bodied, straight-up delicious Bordeaux blend with lots of ripe black cherry and currant fruits, notes of chocolaty herbs, and spice, ripe tannins, and a great finish.
...aromas of juicy plum, dark cherry and cassis waft out of the glass with soft baking spice notions and mocha expression. Medium to full-bodied, the wine is lush and generous on the palate, showing a balanced structure, lifting acidity and tannins that brace the wine's backbone...soft mineral tension and subtle elegance on the delightful finish of cocoa powder-covered plums. Nicely done.
Lovely floral/herbal lift to the aromas of blueberry, bitter chocolate and licorice. Quite suave and smooth, conveying a restrained sweetness to its dark berry, cherry and spice flavors...nicely balanced, accessible and fresh...