Bright red-ruby. Blackberry, currant, minerals, violet and licorice on the nose and palate. Opulent, sweet and rich, but with its unctuous texture nicely leavened by sound acidity. Really wonderfully creamy, pliant wine, with a very long, perfumed finish featuring a light dusting of tannins that coats the entire mouth. A superb vintage for this bottling, to enjoy over the next 10 to 15 years.