International Wine Cellar
Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 125
($250) Bright ruby-red. Redcurrant, cherry, rose petal and graphite aromas lifted by spicy oak. Pure and perfumed in the mouth, with real focus to the juicy flavors. But there's also a very strong oak spice component, and the wood seems to harden the wine on the back end. Finishes with slightly drying tannins and a suggestion of menthol.
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Trust Rating: 100
Tasted On: 07/11/2009
Drink Dates: 2009-2025
Light ruby red in color. An amazing bouquet of minerals, cherry, light spices, licorice with a flowery scent to it. On the palate it developed into a powerful but elegant blend. It had great fruit, some acidity, and lots of power. The finish did not seem to end.
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