Ripe plum, red fruit and spicy oak. Dry, plush tannins that are well integrated with flavours of Satsuma plum, blackcurrant and choc-mint. Will age for 5 to 10 years if cellared appropriately.
"Bright, deep, purple/red colour. The bouquet is dominated by high-quality cedary oak and blackcurrant fruit. There are some minty, crushed leaf, cabernet-like high notes. There seems to be some cabernet in this. An elegant, medium to full-bodied, brightly fruited wine with well-measured tannins which are ripe and not too firm. It’s on the cusp, though: you need to like firm Bordeaux styles, or else be prepared to cellar it a while (from 26-year-old-vines).” HUONHOOKE.COM – 6 OCTOBER 2014
“The bouquet shows blackcurrant fruit and cedary oak with some minty/crushed-leaf cabernet-like high notes – there may be some cabernet in it. An elegant, medium-to-full-bodied, brightly fruited wine with well-measured, ripe tannins.” 92 Pts GOURMET TRAVELLER WINE – 100 TOP NEW RELEASES, FEB/MAR 2015