ITEM 7691670 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased upon release
...harmonious and very integrated. There is some citrus freshness in the nose... ...palate shows even more serious than the nose, with chalky minerality and a drying sensation that adds to the grip, giving it a profile that I like very much, making it feel like a superb year for this bottling. This is really very good this year, and the acidity is very integrated. In fact, the wine is very balanced and compact, with all the ingredients greatly integrated.
...dense and layered red with fantastic, soft and silky tannins that entice every inch of your palate. Full-bodied yet agile and energetic. Great depth and richness. So much violet and blackberry character. Hints of asphalt.
Powerful, with hints of green olive to the expressive blend of red and dark fruit flavors supported by firm acidity and fresh tannins. Well-defined slate and spice accents drive the long finish, which cruises with minerally refinement.