In every sense a classic Georgia’s, from its obvious colour depth through to its lingering full finish. Deep crimson red, with rich ripe aromas of red berries and blackcurrant with eucalyptus/minty hints. Full palate with peppery spiciness balancing the natural acidity with noble tannins. Drink during the next decade, maybe more.
Tasting notes by Andrew Caillard, MW - August 2007
Medium deep colour. Fresh complex wet bitumen/ mint/ meaty aromas - herb garden notes. Sweet concentrated meaty wine with wet bitumen/ mint/ plum flavours, pronounced firm sappy tannins, finishing dry and sinewy. Mild -hot growing season. Best now. Will hold rather than improve. Now. 85 points.
Tasting notes by Andrew Caillard, MW - 17th August 2012
Medium deep colour. Intense dark berry, dark chocolate, herb aromas with touch of paneforte. Deliciously complex and bouyant wine with deep set dark berry, praline, chestnut, graphite flavours and velvety, gritty tannins, Finishes firm but long and flavourful. Superb fruit complexity. Mild-hot growing season. Now -2025 95 points
Tasting notes by Andrew Caillard, MW - 8th August 2017
Medium deep crimson. Developed leather, spice, espresso aromas with herb garden, tobacco notes. Still fresh and sweet fruited with developed roasted coffee. Roasted walnut flavours and fine plentiful looseknit velvety tannins. Finishes graphite firm. Still in very good order but drink soon. 14% Alc 94 points - Now - 2025
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