Finally. I have been drinking this wine since release and it is finally approaching ready to drink. There was always potential but it has now been realized. Hopefully, everyone still has some left. Purple in color. The nose has black raspberries, black pepper and slight roasted meat and roasted herbs. On the palate, this is not big but it is concentrated. Lots of black raspberry fruit but not over ripe. A nice under layer or char and slight salinity. Very nice balance and texture. Long finish. This begs for roasted meats or veggies though Indian food would work well too. It should continue to drink well for at least another decade.
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