This bottle saw about 6 hours of air prior to be served. That helped but it was not enough. Torrin wines are fantastic but they do take time. They are tight and tannic and concentrated on release and proper cellaring is rewarded. Absent that a long decant is advised. This wine is 40% Syrah, 33% Mourvedre, and 27% Grenache. Inky purple in color. The nose is tight but has black raspberries, black pepper, and spice. With air a roasted meat comes out. On the palate, this is lush and tannic. Lots of black raspberry fruit. Deep. It is delicious right now even though it seems there is a lot more to come. It works better without food for now, but would work with spicy meats. Give this wine another seven years and it should be great for the following fifteen. Upside improvement is likely.
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