A blend of 66% Pinot Noir and 34% Chardonnay, this is opulent and full bodied, with toast and wood flavors. Rich and ripe, this beautiful wine is generous and still young, with just a touch of bitterness at the end.
...a beautiful wine with a lot of vintage character... Pears, hazelnuts, spices and crushed rocks all flow through to the tense, vibrant finish... bright, linear and quite pretty. Green apples, pears and flowers all add lift on the close.
...fresh & stewed apples, yellow grapefruit, kaki, walnuts, tobacco, herbal tea, nougat & spicy flavors; everything is discreet, subtle, perfectly melted together... very smoky.... highly complex & elegant, firmly structured and quite long.
Firm, with well-cut acidity and fine texture, this is aromatic, delivering a skein of ground spice and graphite notes that mesh seamlessly with the flavors of black currant, black cherry, toasted almond, financier, honey and smoky mineral.
...cool, refined & wonderfully complex with that moderately aged yeasty character that contrasts nicely with beautifully fresh citrus, green apple & soft floral scents... supporting mousse is quite fine... firm & imparts plenty of punch...
Hint of oak on the nose. Very winning and interesting. Extremely savoury. But with some flirtatious lift on the finish. Very persistent.