Black currant, plum, espresso and cherry all waft up on the nose. On the palate, loads of flavors explode, starting with black currant and boysenberry, then black cherry, with vanilla, unsweetened cocoa, tar, and nutmeg. Drink with well-marbled ribeye. Highly Recommended. 92 points. DBH

WHO: Castello di Amorosa
WHAT: Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese, Merlot
WHEN: 2012
DESIGNATION: La Castellana
WHERE: Napa Valley, California
HOW MUCH: $95 (media sample)

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