This is the flagship wine from Justin.  It is a Bordeaux styled blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc and 7% Merlot.  it sees 100% new French oak.  This is a very nice wine that is pretty unique given the number of similarly proportioned wines in France, Napa and the rest of the world.  It has a deeper ruby color with some purple swirls, mostly opaque and bright.  The nose has black currants, some black cherries with a bit of baking spice and slight dark chocolate notes.  On the palate, this has a nice juicy, chewy texture.  Lots of black cherry fruit and spice.  Though plenty of fruit, this is not a fruit bomb and has a nice underlying char and minerality.  Medium to firm tannins.  This has a nice liveliness to it.  It is still young but drinking well with some air.  It probably needs another three to vie years until peak and should drink well for eight to ten after that.  This will work well with steak or roasts but also roasted vegetables.  

Grade: 
A
Score: 
93
Vintage: 
2016
Current Price: 
$70.00USD

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