deep purple colour with red brick rim. Nose dusty black berries and mushrooms / vegetals. Palate with medium weight, moca, vanilla, blue berries, smooth tannins, chocolate hints, good acid and balance, Very good
Author Miguel L Site / BlogTrust Rating
Tasted On 05/26/2008
Bottle from Bordeaux, rested in home cellar a few weeks. Decanted and poured within a few mintues. Medium pooling blue, red rim, reflective and lively. These '05s are beautiful in the glass. Clear glycerin legs. Tart blackberry, and whiff of violets and dried porcini. Attractive almost a provencal blend that followed the strong fruit profile of blackberry and cassis, wound around a tight cedar core. Bright in the mouth, clean cut, and lengthening. Good alone, and I think helpful & tannic enough for dry rub grilled pork ribs. Drink or wait, but it's healthy now.