Mazzocco Matrix 1999
blend: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec
color: rich, translucent purple
nose: plums, sweet spices (cinnamon?), toasty oak, blueberries, leather, tea, earth
This Bordeaux style blend just kept getting better in the glass. As it came to room temperature and breathed, the tannins became more pronounced and sensual. I detected slight hints of vanilla. In my notes I wrote "As it is coming to room temp I'm detecting a bit of strawberry and fig jam.
Worth seeking out.
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