ITEM 8398790 - Removed from a subterranean, temperature and humidity controlled residential cellar; Purchased upon release; Consignor is original owner
...mostly dark pinot and earth aromas that are also trimmed in a bit of wood but in this case it is even more subtle...bigger, richer, more powerful and more muscular with excellent volume to the rich and mouth coating flavors...
...step up in intensity and complexity, offering disarming raspberry, crushed strawberry, and crushed limestone that almost verges on flintiness. It has beguiling purity & focus. The palate is medium-bodied with a noticeably grippy entry.
At once powerful and cool, conveying terrific energy to its flavors of dark fruits, salty minerality, licorice and violet. This very long, powerful wine displays a downright chewy texture and yet there's noteworthy finesse to its tannins.
Very mineral on the palate, as if the fruit is locked in a steel box. The tannins are paper-fine in texture but so closely packed that they keep everything closed. Long, dry, savoury, mineral finish.