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Opaque purple. Deeply pitched black and blue fruits on the nose, with notes of cracked pepper and cured tobacco adding complexity. Densely packed and energetic, with a seamless texture to the sweet boysenberry and cassis flavors. Tannins arrive late and add grip to the very long, smoke-accented finish. The 2009 Optimus Estate flows from the glass with masses of dark fruit, tar, smoke and licorice. It boasts a highly attractive, juicy personality and tons of harmony, in a style that can be best described as a baby version of the Estate Cuvee bottling. In 2009 the blend is 50% Syrah, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon and 17% Petit Verdot, with a total of 80% new oak. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2017. 50% Syrah, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Petit Verdot Deep ruby-pomegranate in color, the wine exhibits aromas of blueberry, blackberry, and cassis, with underpinnings of graphite and tea leaf. Dense flavors of cola nut, blackberry, and currant are enveloped by tobacco and tea l...
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