ITEM 8244241 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased direct from a distributor
Incredible iodine, oyster, currants, peat and cedar. Yet subtle. Full body, chewy yet polished tannins and great depth and complexity on the finish. I love the spice and blueberry character on the finish. Vibrant. A sexy style of Mouton.
An exciting, beautifully layered wine, one of the clear highlights of the vintage. A stunning interplay of crème de cassis, graphite, menthol, sage, mocha, dark chocolate & leather takes all the senses... speaks to a total sense of balance.
...a large core of pure, unadorned cassis, accented by notes of anise, plum cake, mint & bitter plum coulis... serious heft, supported easily by a riveting iron spine... superb length through the finish. A prodigious display of power & cut.
...gorgeous black cherries, bilberry, cedar & wilted rose petal. The palate is medium-bodied with a silky smooth entry. This is utterly seductive: a wine without a hair out of place... the precision & focus here is beguiling... cerebral...