ITEM 8298356 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased upon release
...very pretty scents of violets and roses over a core of black cherries, cedar chest, dark chocolate and tapenade. Medium to full-bodied, it delivers mouth-filling black fruits with plenty of floral accents and a firm, grainy frame, finishing on a refreshing note.
Plush and perky, with layered black cherry, toasted sage and licorice flavors that build tension toward fine-grained tannins.
...ripe, sexy, medium to full-bodied style carrying lots of uber-ripe black fruits, candied violets, baking spices, and licorice. It's a big, expansive mouthful of a wine that says nicely balanced and relatively light on its feet.