...fabulous, bursting from the glass with exotic aromas of violets, blackberries, panforte, black olives and lychee nuts... On the palate, it's full-bodied, velvety and lavishly textural, cutting a broad swath across the palate, with a deep core of dark fruit and pungent savory nuance, concluding with a fine-grained, mouthwateringly sapid finish.
Candied violets, game, blackcurrants, and incense notes all emerge from this beautiful, seamless beauty. It has a rich, full-bodied profile on the palate as well as a great mid-palate, fine tannin, and nicely integrated acidity. This is another singular, layered, silky beauty from this team.
Aromas of black raspberry and graphite are complicated by peach and jasmine notes... Wonderfully silky and fine-grained, conveying terrific inner-mouth energy to its musky raspberry, black olive and pepper flavors. The firm finish features subtle rising length. Delivers a superb combination of fruit, soil and mineral qualities in a Côte-Rôtie-like way.
Broad and densely structured, with deep and focused blueberry, crushed rock and garrigue flavors that take on intensity toward big but refined tannins.
Outrageous aromas of cigar box, freshly peeled orange, smoked meat, wet gravel, sea salt, black pepper, peat and flower are followed by soft, light palate-coating...