An absolutely amazing nose of camphor, lead pencil shavings, blackberry and cassis, some new saddle leather, a touch of spicy oak followed by a profoundly concentrated, multi-dimensional mouthfeel with gorgeous integration...
...wraps around the palate with serious depth and intensity. Huge, broad swaths of tannin provide the backbone...magnificent intensity as well as considerable structure.
...powerful mountain Cabernet boasts highly concentrated dark berry and spicecake flavors and already hints at superb chocolatey depth. Finishes with very broad, serious, palate-saturating tannins and terrific length.
Features lots of extra facets, from the core of dark berry, licorice, gravel and dust to the pure red berry and spicy oak flavors that peek through midway.
Lots of mint, mineral and currant character on the nose and palate. Full-bodied and very fruity but shows a form and candor that I like.