...Gevrey-like bouquet of black cherries and savory dark fruits, damp earth, leafy herbs, and forest floor. Needing plenty of air to show at its best, it’s medium-bodied and has a silky, elegant texture, good acidity, and again, a Burgundian style in its texture.
...opens slowly to aromas of red berry jelly, baked blackberries, fragrant earth, tobacco leaves and bergamot. The medium-bodied palate is concentrated and spicy with perfectly ripe fruit character, a sturdy frame and long finish.
Refined, offering focused slate and white pepper accents to the concentrated cherry tart and plum pastry flavors. Hints of poppy seed emerge midpalate, with a crisp, open-textured finish.