Wine Advocate | Rating: 93Medium garnet colored, the 2011 Asterisk simply sings of kirsch, red roses and black raspberries with hints of chocolate-covered cherries, lavender and bay leaves plus a hint of powdered cinnamon. Full-bodied, the palate is all perfume and brightness, with youthful, vivacious red berry layers and a firm, grainy frame, finishing long and mineral laced.Drink Dates: 2018 - 2030Author: Lisa Perrotti-BrownIssue: Interim December 2018 Week 2
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Collector Data For This Wine
- 141 bottles owned
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