ITEM 8310551 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility
... boasts an opaque purple color along with abundant aromas of charcoal, burning embers, creme de cassis, chocolate, blackberries and licorice... long, complex, compelling, full-bodied texture along with terrific purity...
...impressive. Voluptuous, powerful & racy, backed up by plenty of underlying structure. Today the flavors are quite primary, but there is good intensity in the red and purplish-toned fruit... will drink well pretty much out of the gate.
This is powerful with super polished tannins and a wonderful balance of fruit and acidity. Lots of blackberry, sweet tobacco and fresh mushroom undertones. Layered and structured... Exciting, harking back to the great vintages of this wine.
A classy style that combines firm, ripe, dusty blackberry, currant and wild berry flavors with dried herb, cedar and tobacco notes. On the finish, the tannins are fine-grained and the flavors flow through in an elegant manner.