This is going to be a major, impressive wine. All the elements are there: ripe blackberry fruit, powerful acidity, dense tannins, and spice. It has the structure to live on for decades. Drink from 2030. #1 TOP 100 CELLAR SELECTIONS 2019. —R.V.
Powerful, pointed and inky black, not to mention full of flavor, this is beautiful. The mid-palate is not particularly fleshy, and might be a bit lean, but everything else is super. Some aeration did not help it along much—it remained powerful and penetrating, rather closed. Be prepared to cellar it a bit. Drink 2028-2070. —M.S