This is in a great place.  Rubyt/purple in color.  The nose is great with cherries, macerated cherries, a bit earthy, some sandalwood and slight cranberries.  Full bodied.  Sikly texture.  Layers of complexity unwind in the glass.  Cherries and dark cherries, wet forest floor and spice.  Great balance.  Long finish.  Seems like it is getting close to peak but not quite there with a long life left.  Great wine!

Grade: 
A
Score: 
95
Vintage: 
2008

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