(From 2012 Vintage) Peppery and spicy with plenty of berry fruit (cherries and raspberries) intertwined with dusty, loamy soil, incense, and a Provencial garrigue-like note jump from the glass of this impressive wine.
rated ~86 pts avg. per Marketview: huge, dark, rich, with chocolate, blackberry, plum & black cherry aromas, & smoky, spicy notes. Powerfully rich in mouth w good intensity, long/spicy finish. Ripe, zesty, baked berry pie aroma, appealing flavors of huckleberry, fresh sage, licorice. Over the top, reserve level, limited production, bold tannins, dark, voluminous.
coffee, chocolate, blackberry, plum and black cherry
- 8 months
Robert ParkerRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/10/2012