This is the "second" label for Scarecrow wine. It is a blend of blend of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petit Verdot, 6% Malbec and 3% Merlot. What a fabulous wine. Inky purple in color. The nose has cassis, black cherries, some tobacco and slight graphite. This is young of course but already delicious. It kept opening all night but even the first sip was delicious. Full bodied. 14.9% Alc. Not a fruit bomb but lots of California sunshine and ripeness. On the palate, cassis and black cherries with firm tannins. An underlying forest floor quality. It coats the mouth but has the acidity to be lively and not over bearing. Long finish. This will work with bigger foods and is great on its own. Of course, this will easily last another couple of decades, but another few years in the cellar will be rewarded.
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