Purple and opaque in color.  The nose has black cherries, and black olives with some black raspberries.  Again, it reminds me of the northern Rhone (not a bad thing).  Very smooth.  Deep and almost impenetrable at this point.  Black raspberries and black cherry fruit.  Firm tannins.  Needs time but lots of potential.

Grade: 
A
Score: 
93

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