($50) Vivid ruby. Lively red berries and spicecake on the nose. Weightier dark fruits in the mouth, with notes of anise and bitter chocolate adding a serious quality. Becomes sweeter with air and finishes with very good clarity and smoky persistence. This cuvee is made from vines that are less than 20 years of age, including Barrot's new vineyard in the northern Cabrieres sector.