Aromas of dried rose petals and sour cherries plus fresh pinot fruit of uncanny, laser-like focus. The purity here is really sensational as there is an intensely tactile impression of stones on the palate and outstanding precision.
Offers mouth-watering aromas of cream-covered black cherries and the inviting scents of a deep-dish cherry pie. Powerful and explosive layers of sweet red and black fruits greet the palate. Profound, broad, concentrated, and complex.
...with impeccably embedded acids and tannins giving the wine superb balance and texture. This has the thrust the '97s lack. Lovely combination of backbone and flesh. Very strong wine. May well merit an even higher score with bottle aging.
Still very light nose but again very sweet on the palate. Lots of charm.