The nose smells like blackberries crushed over the crisp, smoky end of a good prime rib, with a bit of soy sauce in the background. Smokiness comes out on the palate, under juicy blackberries and crisp beef fat...
Acids are high, with drying tannins to match. Recommended (88).
This has great cellar potential, but if you can't wait, pair it with a well-marbled strip or ribeye. Very Highly Recommended (95-97).
Tannins have some raw power, which should integrate with a few years in the cellar. Drink with New York strip. Recommended (88-90).