Inky and opaque with scents of violets, distinct black pepper and blueberry aromas. I couldn't drink this Port, but it was certainly fun to chew on for a while. Dark and off-dry with intense fruit, huge & hedonistic, for those that don't mind brash in-yer-face youngsters.
Serious tannins arrive late and took a vice grip to my tongue but left my tonsils intact. Slight heat on the finish, but the end game here goes into double overtime. An exemplary classic, now and forever.