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Trust Rating: 95
Tasted On: 08/29/2012
Drink Dates: 2012-2025
Gorgeous dark, almost opaque color. Nice nose of leather and earth. Deep rich palate with typical creme de cassis, oak and tobacco. I thought this was still a little primary in the fruit. Hopefully I can wait a few more years to try again with the hopes that it will become more integrated/balanced. If this showed more structure it could be 3-4 points higher. Should have decanted.
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Trust Rating: 100
Tasted On: 01/30/2012
I was VERY impressed with this wine. Although young and still having substantial tannins, they were smooth and did not detract from the wine. Soaring, complex aromatics of leather, soil, mushroom & cassis, this just kept impressing with every sip. This has the structure to go many more years. I would like to get more of this wine.
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 10/29/2009
Drink Dates: 2009-2015
Alcoholic, cherry-violet nose. Strong violet, "Choward" gum taste with firm, almost harsh tannins, tends to feel overly green and unripe, short finish. Maybe more time in the bottle may help.
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