From a first-growth site... may turn out to be one of their all-time greats. A sensational Cabernet... exquisite, brilliant... demonstrates what exceptional elegance can be achieved allied to formidable richness and power.
Smoke, licorice, menthol and new leather wrap around a core of fleshy, supple fruit, all supported by firm yet nicely balanced tannins. Blackberry jam, mint, tar, violets and cloves add an element of gravitas as the wine opens up...
Dark berry, currant and plum fruit is accented by mocha, espresso, cedar and licorice notes, with a long, deep, persistent finish that keeps echoing the core flavors.