A classic "Georgias" in every respect, from its depth of vibrant colour, through its typical sweet red berry/tar/mocha aromas, to its complex palate and powerful yet supple tannins. Great balance and drinkability, although very suitable for cellaring around 15 years. 15.5% alcohol.
Tasting notes by Andrew Caillard, MW - August 2007
Deep colour. Mint chocolate/ brambly aromas with touches of aniseed. Well concentrated wine with mint chocolate flavours and peppery alcohol, fine bristling dry tannins. Finishes firm and chocolaty. Still quite elemental. Needs more time. 2010-2025. 88 points.
Tasting notes by Andrew Caillard, MW - 17th August 2012
Medium deep colour. Intense dark berry, paneforte, herb garden aromas. Sweet paneforte, roasted chestnut flavours, plentiful graphite tannins and underlying malty nuances. Finishes chocolaty firm, sweet fruited and long. Delicious complexity, vinosity and richness. Now - 2030 - 96 points
Tasting notes by Andrew Caillard, MW - 8th August 2017
Medium deep crimson. Fresh dark chocolate, mocha, dark cherry aromas with hints of polished leather and spice. Generous wine with deep set dark chocolate, mocha dark cherry flavours, plenty of mid palate richness, fine sinewy slightly leafy textures and integrated acidity. Finishes long and sweet. Very attractive wine with complexity and voice of place. 15.5% Alc 94 points Now- 2030
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