(2000 Vintage) In its youth, d'Arry's Original displays a bright magenta like brick red color. The nose attacks with lifted spicy cinnamon plum, mulberry & prune aromas. Typically cherry, wild strawberry & lolly-like musk smells, as well as tighter liquorice, spice, rosemary & fennel. Hints of coffee & caramel on the nose are quite evident on the palate; a backdrop for cherry-raspberry & richer mulberry-blackberry primary fruit. The palate is typically d'Arenberg and McLaren Vale, soft and rich in the middle, ...
Sunday Times(2007 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Sunday Times on 07/01/2009