A floral nose of ripe red cherry, suede and ripe strawberry. Medium-to full-bodied with fine, silky tannins. Very juicy, with a mineral and herbal backbone that adds pleasant complexity. Drink or hold.
Inviting, peppery aromas of spiced cherry, crushed plum and cured meat. Full-bodied with silky tannins. Complex. An array of spice and herbs color the bed of red and black fruit. Meaty and savory with great intensity and depth. This needs time. Best after 2026.
Aromas of porcini, bark, blackcurrant and blackberry. Full-bodied with powdery tannins. The palate is grounded by a solid core of black fruit, accented by dried herbs and flowers. Delicious. This will age well. Best after 2024.
Aromas of black cherry, blackcurrant, plum and black tea. Full-bodied with silky tannins. There is mineral character to the solid core of black fruit, helping to give freshness and transparency. Persistent and well balanced. Best after 2025.
Friendly and open in feel, offering a burst of cherry and kirsch notes backed by red licorice, floral and garrigue hints. The silky, persistent finish has a nice mineral hint too. Grenache and Syrah. Drink now through 2027. 2,700 cases made, 400 cases imported. — JM