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Brancaia - Tre
Well balanced; would take a bit of aging, but very approachable now.
Big, bold tannins; dark purple fruit. Had to open one just to try it, but not to be touched for at least 7 years; better with 10+.
Tayson Pierce Cuvee Rothchild Cabernet Sauvignon
Very approachable, nice dark fruit, but lacked the backbone of a true Bordeaux Blend. Paired it with Escargots, Steak, and Chicken...better suited for the lighter fare.
Igneous - Cabernet Sauvignon
Continues to impress me; continues to be a crowd-pleaser! Opening up beautifully, but still complex and full-bodied. Definitely recommend Vinturi or other aeration; filter/screen caught some sediment from the bottle.
Nothing special, but good everyday drinking Bordeaux varietal. Could have sat on it longer, but certainly approachable now.