For the challenging vintage this has an excellent tannin structure and good concentration. The strawberry and redcurrant aromas are restrained, but there are also delicate notes of spice and savory to fill out the picture. Good length with moderate acidity for 2021. Drink or hold.
Bright violet color. Ripe red berry, vanilla and floral scents show very good clarity, picking up a hint of smokiness as the wine stretches. Fresh, pliant and seamless on the palate, offering appealingly sweet black raspberry and cherry liqueur flavors and a touch of mocha. Smooth, even tannins shape the persistent finish, which leaves a hint of candied flowers behind.
Vivid ruby. Cherry pit, cassis, candied flowers and licorice on the powerfully scented nose. Offers densely packed dark fruit and spicecake flavors that are braced by a spine of juicy acidity and sharpened by a jolt of white pepper. Concentrated yet lively as well, showing excellent delineation, chewy tannins and a very long, floral-accented finish.
Bright violet. Fresh and energetic on the nose and the palate, displaying sappy red fruit and floral pastille qualities and a hint of musky herbs. Sappy and precise, picking up hints of licorice and allspice as the wine opens up. Fine-grained tannins build slowly on a long, incisive finish that emphatically echoes the mineral note.
Bright violet. Intensely perfumed aromas of fresh red berries, potpourri, incense and smoky minerals; a peppery note adds spicy lift. Sweet and seamless on the palate, offering juicy red and dark berry flavors along with suggestions of spicecake and candied rose. Shows very good clarity and solid punch on a long, incisive finish framed by silky, harmonious tannins.