Beautiful nose of black berries, a floral grace note and pastry from the well dosed oak. The powerful tannins of the Tannat grape are in evidence here; they make the mid-palate a bit harsh and dry but there is future as the balance is otherwise good with plenty of fruity extract. This one needs time.
North America’s Longest Running Food & Wine Magazine
Champion storytellers & proudly independent for over 50 years. Free Weekly newsletter & full digital access