Cork: Excellent condition
Presence of sediment.
App: Clear, wide garnet rim, medium ruby core, long legs
Nose: Clean, medium + intense aromas of a developing nature of oak: cedar wood, tobacco, cigar box, bramble fruit, black fruit character of black cherries and black berries.
Palate: Dry, medium acidity, medium body, Concentration of hearty tannins, warming alcohol, medium + flavour intensity of black fruit character: black cherries and berries underlined by a hint of cloves and developing into a spicy candied orange flavour. Medium + length.
Conclusion: This wine has a distinct left bank Bordeaux character mostly influenced by the Cabernet Sauvignon in its blend. Well balanced, softening with time and becoming more elegant.