Seems a little underripe—surprising for a 2002 wine from Central Otago. Ashy, peppery aromas and flavors mix with sour cherries and earth. Herb-crusted meat dishes will help bring out the fruit and tame the wine's dry tannins.
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Czerwinski has been a wine journalist, editor and taster for over a decade and is a regular wine panelist, speaker and educator for events and organizations worldwide.