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Barrel Sample - Visually, the wine coats the glass with a viscous magenta glycerin, slowly morphing into sheets of tears.
Aroma: licorice, coffee and a fast moving core of pure blackberry, currant and cherry
Palate: extremely concentrated and profoundly dense coffee, blackberry, sandalwood and prune
Impression: extraordinary in purity, the oak integrates nicely with several hours of air at this stage