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Posted: August 14, 2014 A thick, full-bodied red, with chewy tannins and intense flavors, revealing wild blackberry, huckleberry, cassis and plum compote notes at the core. Details of licorice, spice, espresso and mossy earth gain momentum on the finish.

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