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Pepper, tobacco and cherry. Smoothness increases with each glass. This wine is a superb value, as good as forty dollar wines from the same region.
Deep to dark ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.
If you don't mind the black tea, bell pepper dominance it's a nice wine
The wine features oak, bell peppers, twigs, plum, tobacco leaves, black cherry, black tea, turmeric, anise and leather. Medium+ body with dry tannins, good acidity and a long length.
This vintage is Cab dominated which explains the predominant green notes. I prefer the 2011 vintage as it's more complex. See my earlier review on that vintage.
Drink now or over the next 5-8 years on its own or pair it with steak and spiced asparagus.
Tasted: 17 Oct 2014
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 Total: 17.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+
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