...shows an impressive level of unity and precision. The bouquet is slow to start, but once it does it delivers a steady stream of dark fruit, licorice, balsam herb and crushed mineral.
Steely and toned, with a linear profile and gripping structure setting the pace for the cherry, eucalyptus, juniper, tobacco and mineral aromas and flavors.
Bold and full-bodied, this opens with aromas of mature berry, eucalyptus, baking spice and a balsamic note. The powerful palate doles out ripe black cherry marinated in spirits, licorice, menthol, mint, clove and pipe tobacco. Closely-knit, polished tannins provide support and an almost velvety texture. It boasts muscle and finesse.
Suave, silky and enveloping throughout...possesses superb density and richness... Sweet dark cherry, plum, spice, mint, leather and blood orange and tobacco add shades of nuance on the close.