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1996 was a perfect growing season and this wine is destined to be one of the all time great Octavius'.

Inky purple/black in colour with incredibly youthful hues. The nose displays very powerful primary fruit, stewing plums and tarry licorice notes followed by a rich, sweet, coffee, and chocolate oak background. The palate is firm, focused and chewy with multiple layers of complexity. This is a brooding wine that will develop into one of the all time greats.

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