2005 Pearson Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Clare Valley

($37) Dark red. Vibrant raspberry, cherry and blackcurrant aromas complicated by fresh rose, white pepper and black tea. Crisp on entry, favoring red fruits, then loosens up with air to display an array of fresh dark berries, with subtle chocolate and espresso notes adding depth. Slow-building tannins carry through the long, juicy finish, with gentle oak spice adding sweetness to this suave, juicy midweight. Hold off on opening this for at least another three or four years to allow the primary fruit to settle down. (Click Wine Group, Seattle, WA)

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