(2008 Vintage) High-toned notes of red currant or cassis flow immediately from the glass followed by those of nutmeg and cocoa. With a little air, hints of caramel and a delicate smokiness appear. It enters the mouth softly and quickly fills all corners without any heat. Though bone dry, there is an impression of sweetness that comes from grape skins that ripened without severe heat. This wine is immediately gratifying but will definitely open up further by decanting an hour before enjoying.
Wine Spectator(2008 Vintage) “Bold and rich, this is driven by a heftymix of black fruits and nds a goodbalance with acidity and tannins thatframe it up nicely, ending with a dash ofloamy earth, cedar and road tar. Drinknow through 2025.”