(2004 Vintage) 76% Merlot, 15.5% Petit Verdot, 7% Malbec, 1.5% Cabernet Sauvignon. The dark crimson color hints at the richness of this wine. The aromas reflect the terroir nicely with black cherry and blackberry fruit. There are elements of cigar box in the nose also, due to the oak regime. The flavors showcase the warm vintage – it is a plumby Merlot fruit bomb, without raisiny, dried-out fruit. The Petit Verdot and Malbec contribute structure, color and lots of black fruit qualities. Enjoy with aged stea...
Wine Spectator(2004 Vintage)