Cork: Excellent condition
App: Clear and bright, narrow medium ruby rim and a deep ruby core. Long legs
Nose: Clean, pronounced aromas of a youthful nature of black fruit: black currants, black cherries, ribena, tropical fruit flavours of mangoes and developing undertones of chocolate and mint.
Palate: Dry, medium + acidity, full body, elegant, rich ample tannins, pronounced flavours of a black fruit character: black currants, black cherries, blueberries and integrated oak flavours of leather, liquorice and sweet spice. Medium to long finish.
Conclusion: A mouthcoating, smooth, fruity but complex wine, In perfect balance with excellent ageing potential showing an exceptional vintage.
Already approachable but will keep well for a further 7-8 years.