(2009 Vintage) Beautiful dark and deep cherry colour with violet edges. A high robe wine. Clean and bright. Elegant coloured tears. Highly intense, aromatic and expressive nose. Before swirling the glass, some notes of wood appear which become increasingly elegant and creamy as the wine opens up. They are mixed with suggestive roasted aromas. The fleshy notes of ripe red and black fruit appear slow and progressively. Once the wine opens up, the notes of fruit get nuanced by a wide range of spicy, tobacco and cocoa notes and intense hints of liquorice.
International Wine CellarRating: 91/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 128, September/October 2006 ($50) Dark ruby. Powerful, deep and warm on the nose, with dense cherry and dark berry aromas and notes of espresso, oak spice, musky underbrush and vanilla. Broad, deep and sweet, with a distinctly ripe cast to the dark fruit flavors, plus suggestions of fruitcake and baking spices. Closes down on the back, with some dense tannins emerging. This ripe, rich and chewy reserva has the...
Wine AdvocateRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 169