Wine needs patient and some air, quite rustic at the beginning. After decanting and another hour and more it comes to the truth. Wine has warming aromas, character like an Amarone but needs a compagny, cheese or meat, if so, the wine is a pleasure.
1) Over the hill yet 2) An awful wine 3) Bad bottle
When opening the next bottle, I'll know the answer. Out of safety reasons, I'll open the next bottle just for myself, because this one really was a looser with my guests. As compensation I opened a 2006 Branas Grand Poujeaux (same price range and vintage) - and the crowd was cheering!
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