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Wow, this is quite something... medium-full-bodied and of medium+ strength, with savory notes of wood and leather, and finishing long with notes of dry, peppery spices balanced by a little creaminess. Becomes sweeter and creamier past the midpoint. The last third then introduces some Angostura bitters-like notes.
Quite exquisitely balanced overall. Wish I had bought more.
Lasted me for about 90 minutes, and it was quite tasty at the nub too.
92+ points
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My 100-point Rating Scale (based on Robert Parker's Wine Advocate):
Extraordinary = 96-100
Outstanding = 90-95
Very Good to Excellent = 85-89
Good = 80-84
Average = 75-79
Below average = 70-74
Avoid = 50-70
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