ITEM 8098187 - Removed from a subterranean, temperature and humidity controlled residential cellar; Purchased upon release; Consignor is original owner
...a gorgeous perfume of red and black currants, toasted spices, flowery incense, and green tobacco... Playing in the medium to full-bodied end of the spectrum, with silky tannins and a great balance, it’s an ethereal, balanced Bordeaux blend...
Sexy floral lift to the aromas of raspberry, woodsmoke, white pepper and spices. At once sweet, firm and concentrated on entry, with harmonious acidity and subtle salinity giving shape and lift to the middle palate... Superb intensity and floral perfume here...finishes very long, with refined tannins and sneaky juicy, floral persistence.
...a soft purple edge and gives up aromas of blackberry, cassis and dark cherry skin that waft with delicate herbal essence and dried purple flowers on the nose. Medium to full-bodied, the wine is energetic and lively on the palate, with a balanced expression and ends with a long, classic finish.
...pure fruit, fine and creamy tannins and a smoky, meaty aftertaste to the finish. Hints of burnt citrus. Medium to full body. Delicious and succulent at the end.
Appealing aromas of green pepper, cherry, fresh herb, saline and moist earth are followed by concentrated, focused, pillowy-soft cherry flavors. It brings a compelling sense of purity and freshness, with mouthwatering acidity seldom seen from this area. It's a complete standout.
A dense core builds gradually as this wine opens up, which helps to highlight the structured blackberry, tobacco and stony mineral accents that power the finish.