Friday, December 14, 2012 - -- popped and poured --
-- tasted non-blind over 4 hours --
NOSE: light raspberry, strawberry and red currant mélange; strong mineral note; lightly herby; a touch smoky or a slight matchstick note; moderate- to moderate expressiveness.
BODY: medium-light to medium bodied; garnet core with bricking throughout; color is of medium-light to medium depth.
TASTE: good acidity; drying tannin; moderately strong garrigue note; clean, with light concentration of typical, Grenache red fruit flavors; hint of sandalwood; fruit is very light; lots of acidity; 14% alc. is not noticeable; no point in holding off on these any longer: drink now.
B: 50, 5, 11, 15, 7 = 88