This is in a great spot right now. At peak. Purple in color, opaque and bright. The nose has black raspberries, black pepper, roasted herbs and slight bacon fat. Full bodied. Ripe but not overt. On the palate, nice black raspberry fruit with great acidity. Deep and complex. It opens beautifully in the glass. Also, delicious. Long finish. This won't get better but should drink well for another five to seven years. It works well on its own and would work with Thai or Indian food, or just a burger.
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