Has an understated, graceful bouquet that unfolds in the glass: black cherries, sous-bois, cranberry leaf and wet stone scents. The palate is medium-bodied with sappy red berry fruit, good acidity and cohesion,
...high-toned nose of sour cherry, raspberry, wet stone and hints of underbrush lead to cool, pure and impressively precise flavors that ooze a fine minerality on the delicious and stylish finish. This is a powerful but classy wine...
. Smoke, tar and licorice meld together, conveying an impression of darkness, before orange peel and violet notes bring lift to the fruit. Deceptively medium in body, the 2011 possesses notable depth and complexity.