Inky ruby. Ripe red fruit and floral oils on the fragrant nose. Pliant and sweet, offering juicy raspberry and cherry compote flavors and deeper licorice and bitter chocolate nuances. Fine-grained tannins come on late and add grip to a long, spice- and smoke-accented finish.
Wine AdvocateRating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 145 on Feb-03