2010 Robert Craig Mt. Veeder cabernet

Dark crimson, no bricking. Very spicy plumb nose. Solid red fruit profile. Young all around - color, nose, palate. Very structured all round - nice acidic lift, but didn't pair well with roast chicken. Dense and weighty mid-palate of plumb and black cherry, a little mocha on the grippy finish. Tightly wound after two hours. Nice weight and texture, but not terribly complex. Not ready. Give it a minimum of two more years. 91 points now with a point or two upward potential.
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2010 Robert Craig Affinity - Very nice. Opened yesterday and poured a half glass to expose the bottle shoulder to air. Walked to the other side of the table to fetch a glass and noticed distinct plum, violet and vanilla scent from six feet away. The wine was in the glass less than 10 seconds. Opaque purple and crimson at the edges. Velvety mouth feel. Great complexity of red fruits and plum. Incredibly aromatic with hint of alcohol and slight heat on the finish, oak in balance, no cedar detectable. Nice balance and mouth feel. Terrific finish. No drop-off whatsoever on day two. What actually makes this an outstanding wine is its complex layers of abundant fruit and without a hint of sweetness. 92-93 points.

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