My friend Robert was having a birthday. I brought a Magnum of this as it is always a crowd pleaser. And, it did not disappoint. Inky purple in color. The nose has black raspberries, white pepper, roasted meats, and slight floral note. With air some coffee grounds come out. On the palate, this was pop and pout and took only about twenty minutes to open though it continued to improve all night. Lots of black raspberry fruit intertwined with smoke and roasted meats. Medium tannins. Great precision and balance. Long finish. This needs big or spicy foods but will work with those and o
Expert articles and wine tasting videos profiling wines from California, California wine regions, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, & more.