Sweet, dense and penetrating, with extremely backward flavors similar to the aromas. This isn't quite showing the treble tones of the Cros Parantoux but it's a bigger wine and may be even longer.
...blackberry and cassis-infused nose that also possesses a huge array of spice and mineral nuances. The big-bodied, concentrated, intense and superbly powerful flavors are underpinned by very firm tannins that are rugged and robust though not rustic, all wrapped in a youthfully austere finish...
It shows good intensity in its dark red fruit, minerals and flowers. The finish is exceptionally long and elegant, which hints at the wine’s promise.