... extraordinary nose of graphite, blueberry and blackberry liqueur, forest floor and spring flora. The wine hits the palate with a full-bodied richness, stunning purity and an absolutely magnificent texture and length....
...flirts with perfection and reminds me a little of some of the old school Napa Cabernets with its classic bouquet of blackcurrants, cedarwood, unsmoked tobacco, and flowery incense notes. Aging gracefully, it’s starting to show some maturity in its aromatics and is drinking beautifully, especially for a 2013. Nevertheless, its density, mid-palate depth, structure, and balance all promise another 20 years or more of longevity. (March 2020)
Wet earth, black currant, clove and spice aromas follow through to a full body, velvety tannins and a chewy finish. Big style but shows form and freshness. Give it a couple of year of bottle age to soften.
Brimming with intense, complex flavors, extending from dusty, savory earth to crushed dark berry, blackberry, currant, cassis and black licorice.
...just as delicious from bottle as it was from barrel. Iron, smoke and exotic red-fleshed fruit are all pushed forward. The Georges III offers plenty of nuance and detail to balance the creamy, voluptuous fruit.