(From 2012 Vintage) One of the superstars of this crop, dense with purple hues and blue reflections, offers barbecue smoke notes, graphite, charcoal, blueberries, blackberries and cherries humus. With intensity of fantastic fruit, powerful and complex sensations in the mouth and body, this wine can be drunk early due to extremely smooth tannins.
"The finest effort since the 1989 and 1990, this dense purple-colored wine has an extravagantly ripe, concentrated style. The 2000 (in a new engraved bottle) offers up aromas of blackberry liqueur and vintage port. As the wine sits in the glass, graphite, wet stones, smoke, barbecue spices, and olives also make an appearance. It unfolds on the palate in layers, is full-bodied, big and rich yet incredibly poised, well-balanced, and pure. Quite backward, this is one of the greatest Angelus made to ...