Out of double magnum: Mature red. Nose shows mint, chocolate and pipe tobacco. Great balance, elegant has a clear 'old world' touch to it. Nice sweetness. Maybe a bit short but out of this 3 liter bottle it was a wonderful wine. Now fully mature.
Normal bottles are likely past its prime, so here it was a clear large format bonus.
Red fruits that were still relatively lively. Some bricking. Well aged and fairly well balanced. Some leather on the palate as well. Nothing truly special in and of itself but was a nice test of a 21 year old wine. Probably the vintage is more at fault than the age.
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