Aromas of cherry, raspberry and minerals lifted by flowers and an exotic white fruit note. ...with terrific energy enlivening the tight flavors of cherry, flowers and spices. Best on the slowly building, extremely long finish...
Hints of sweet cherries, forest floor, underbrush, blackberries and cassis emerge from this primary 2009, which is loaded with unresolved tannin. Still an infant in terms of development, it appears to be an impressive wine.
Pure and understated, with a charming mix of elegant ripe black cherry and plum, subtle fresh earth, tobacco and cedar, ending with fleshy, fine-grained tannins. Less opulent than prior vintages.