Initial flavours of currant and tobacco aromas give way to a more expressive core of bramble, tar, singed cedar and warm fig paste flavors. Shows a sleekness through the finish, with a racy blood note underneath that gives an interesting contrast and fantastic length. Exhibits plenty of structure and a wonderful sweetness, Strating to finally open up into a rich and textured wine with a persistent and cheeky character. The unusually large percentage of Petit Verdot gives the wine more structure allowing it to age for many years.
Already marvellous now, but can hold it's charm for another 10 years. Drink between now and 2027
95/100 Wine Enthusiast
93/100 Robert Parker
92/100 Wine Spectator
92/100 James Suckling