Bright with a deep ruby core, lighter with a bit of garnet toward the rim. Rich and aromatic with dark fruit of black cherry, cassis, exotic licorice, cinnamon, and subtle vanilla spice with sweet notes of tobacco, a little cocoa and subtle toasted cedar in the background. Full bodied with black cherry and classic black currant fruit, complex brown spice of star anise, licorice with cocoa and herbal notes of sweet tobacco and a hint of eucalyptus. The rest is classic Bordeaux cabernet sauvignon - fruit, complex spice, and mineral flavors balanced with guiding structural elements on a long, memorable finish. Drink on release or wait a dozen years, this one will be ready for you.
Blend: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc, 7% Merlot
When I ordered this on February 14th, winedotcom sent me the wrong bottle. Instead of Isoceles, they sent me the 2010 Cabernet, which is an entirely different bottle of wine. Winedotcom is supposed to be sending me the correct bottle to arrive on the 21st. So I will report back at that time. However, if they do send me the correct bottle, it will be a while before I can write a review of it, because I won't be opening it for several years. But if it is true to form, it will be delicious. BTW: The 2010 vintage might be the last one produced under the direction of Justin Baldwin since he sold the winery in April 2011.UPDATE: Wine dot com refunded my purchase price because (as I suspected) they did not actually have the 2010 Justin Isosceles in stock.