Pop n pour: immediate black cherry, cola nose exploding from the bottle, this is probably in its prime. Delicious mouth filling cherry, espresso, dark chocolate flavors - begging for a grilled steak! This was an obvious Spanish Tempranillo and could have been from Toro. Some minerals on the finish. Punched above its class. 1 more bottle!
#26 - Top 100 Wines of 2010
Fresh and focused, this firm red delivers ripe black cherry and blackberry fruit, backed by espresso and licorice accents, finishing with alluring notes of sous-bois and mineral. Offers depth and drive. Drink now through 2016. 5,000 cases made. 'TM
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Tasted On 04/07/2012
Very earthy, with forest floor, plums, prunes and cassis. Full body really coats the mouth. Tannins are silky and acidity is low, contributing to a short finish. But for the finish, it reminds me of a Barolo.