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International Wine Cellar
Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 96
Red-ruby. Blackberry, cherry, licorice, lead pencil and a flinty nuance on the nose. Bright and delineated, with good sweetness and thrust for a '98. Distinctive cigar box and tobacco flavors. Finishes firmly tannic, with persistent flavors of iron, tobacco and underbrush.
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Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 03/23/2010
Drink Dates: 2001-2012
Nose of cassis, cherry and smoke. Sweet soft tannins and Blueberry fruit, chocolate with hint of tobacco on the palate. Medium finish
Still has life left.
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 04/24/2009
Not very good
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Trust Rating: 93
Tasted On: 04/03/2009
Trust Rating: 97
Tasted On: 08/31/2008
Medium body at best. Fruit appears to be fading compared to the year previous. Still a strong cherry component with light cedar. Might be at the end of it's life.
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