This is very much as described in the WineAccess tasting note and will improve with some cellar time. Just beautiful! It is going to be interesting to see how this evolves. I believe this is going to be very food friendly. I sure am glad I have two cases - well, minus the one I'm savoring tonight.
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It takes a while for the sulphur to vent off. Once it does, this is a medium bodied wine with a pronounced buttery feel and taste. It is not that complex. Perhaps more age will bring it around.
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