Still young but drinking nicely. Inky purple, opaque and bright. The nose has cassis, char, and spice. A slight horsey note. Full bodied. On the palate, this is delicious. Lush, velvety texture. Lots of cassis with some spice and smoke. Long finish. Firm tannins. This needs another five to seven more years to maturity and should drink well for fifteen to twenty after that.
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