...smoking good nose of black raspberries, crushed flowers, orange zest, incense, and exotic spices. Deep, incredibly silky, and full-bodied on the palate, it just glides across that palate, and while it's a rich, powerful wine, it shows the purity, balance, and elegance that's the hallmark of this great vintage.
...expressive bouquet evokes red fruit preserves, incense and spicecake, and a smoky mineral element builds in the glass. Supple, concentrated and expansive on the palate, offering spice-laced raspberry and cherry cola flavors firmed by a spine of juicy acidity. Concentrated but graceful in style, finishing very long, spicy and subtly tannic.