Wow. An amazing wine. This is only sold in Magnums. Inky purple in color, opaque and bright. The nose is great with cassis, iodine, graphite, slight earthiness, and spice. Full bodied. Medium tannins. For all of its power, however, this is not a bomb or monster wine. There is a lovely elegance to this as it expands to coat the palate. Flavors of cassis, slight blueberries, cherries with lots of concentration and depth. Underlying minerality with a slight char. Great energy and balance. Long finish. And, delicious. This wine is young and will continue to mature and evolve for the next thirty years. It would work with roasted meats or veggies, but it really demands to be paid attention to. Congrats to anyone lucky enough to share a bottle.
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