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  • Shows solid flesh from the start, with plum paste notes that belie the vintage, bolstered by dark currant, crushed cherry and raspberry coulis flavors. Offers lots of anise and juniper hints through the finish, accented by an echo of licorice snap. Delivers impressive range and depth. Pure. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc.—Tasted non-blind. Score range: 91-94

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  • Offers a solid core of plum and boysenberry fruit, with lots of smoldering charcoal, bay and roasted alder notes. Shows impressive grip, balanced by the slightly angular acidity of the vintage. Should settle in nicely. An impressive effort. Merlot and Cabernet Franc.—Tasted non-blind. Score range: 90-93

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  • Sweet and a bit sugary, with modest pear flavors. Balanced. Drink now. 21,200 cases made.

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  • On the earthy side, with leafy and vegetal flavors accenting the black cherry and plum fruit. Dense, burly tannins hold down the finish. Best from 2018 through 2033. 350 cases made.

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1.- Château L'Évangile Pomerol 2013

2.- Ellena Giuseppe Barolo 2010

3.- Château Mouton-Rothschild Pauillac 2013

4.- Washington Hills Riesling Washington Late Harvest 2012

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