Kukkula Wines

November 1, 2021

2018 iso - 92 pts from Vinous

Inky ruby. Pow­er­ful, oak accent­ed cas­sis and black­ber­ry scents, along with sug­ges­tions of licorice, espres­so, and pipe tobac­co. Broad and fleshy on the palate, offer­ing con­cen­trat­ed black and blue fruit, bit­ter choco­late, and cola fla­vors that turn sweet­er through the back half. Clos­es long and smoky, with a cracked pep­per flour­ish and steadi­ly build­ing tan­nins. 92 pts

Josh Raynolds/​Vinous

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