The lighter colour deceives, as once in the mouth it exerts the hallmarks of the variety – a savoury palate with floral hints and a building, powerfully tannic end. This wine demands food. 2001’s first release received favorable attention. This is a good follow up.
Tasting notes by Andrew Caillard, MW - August 2007
Medium colour. Intense wet bitumen/ rose water aromas with some liquorice notes. Sweet concentrated wet bitumen/ rose/ musky flavours, brambly dry tannins. Very leafy dry at the finish. A fur ball. Probably come around. 2012-2025. 85 points
Tasting notes by Andrew Caillard, MW - 8th August 2017
Medium deep colour, Fresh red currant iodine aromas with flinty herb notes. Fresh redcurrant leafy flavours, fine looseknit sappy textures, some mid palate volume and viscosity and long persistent fresh acidity. Some minty notes at the finish. Sinewy wine. 13% Alc 87 points Now – 2025
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