Purple in color.  The nose has black raspberries, black olives, white pepper and slight bacon fat.  With air, some slight grilled meats.  On the palate, black raspberries with a bit of bacon fat.  This is ripe but still drink rather Northern Rhone-ish.  Good balance.  Long finish.  worked well with food.  

Grade: 
A
Score: 
95
Vintage: 
2009

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