A true “Georgia’s” of the past, from a perfect vintage. Deep crimson red, with intense aromas of ripe berry fruits and peppery spices, that follow through on to the palate with richness and length, balanced with high natural acidity and noble tannins. Excellent cellaring potential but highly drinkable now with red meats.
Tasting notes by Andrew Caillard, MW - August 2007
Medium deep crimson. Cherry stone/ spicy aromas with some herb garden/ chocolaty notes. Well concentrated wine with cherry stone/ dark chocolate/ spicy flavours, chalky dense tannins, finishing minty dry and a touch fiery. Now-2012. 84 points.
Tasting notes by Andrew Caillard, MW - 17th August 2012
Deep medium colour. Fragrant earthy, roasted walnut, redcurrant aromas with chocolate, vanilla notes. Fully developed with roasted walnut, earthy, cranberry flavours, and fine loose knit slinky tannins. Builds up chalky firm and hot at the finish. Best to drink soon. Now 93 points
Tasting notes by Andrew Caillard, MW - 8th August 2017
Medium deep crimson. Fresh and complex with mocha roasted walnut, dark berry aromas with hints of graphite. Well concentrated wine with mocha berry flavours and underlying roasted walnut notes, slinky dry tannins, attractive mid palate viscosity and mineral length.
Some leafy bitter notes at the finish. Drink soon. 13.5% Alc 93 points Now – 2025
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