Deep purple-black colored, it slips out of the glass with gorgeous fragrant earth, truffles and garrigue scents over a blackberry preserves and baked plums core plus nuances of chargrill and underbrush. Full-bodied, rich and seductively generous in the mouth, it has beautifully plush, velvety tannins matched by fantastic freshness, finishing long and savory.
...rocking levels of blueberries, blackberries, scorched earth, dried spices, and graphite. It's another full-bodied, powerful wine, with loads of focus and structure, but it also has remarkable purity of fruit. It's going to continue gaining weight over its élevage and be a rich, full-bodied, incredible expression of the variety.
A wine of polish and sophistication... ...positively striking today... ...all the power and depth that are such signatures here, but with an added kick of freshness that gives vibrancy. The 2016 has the potential to develop into a truly special wine...