Still a little closed, but heavy on the nose with black pepper and fresh cherries, with hints of floral and savory. Cranberries and cherries reign on the palate with great acidity and umami throughout. Hints of cocoa on the backend and a finish that goes. Could use some time, but still enjoyable! From a demi-bottle.
The wine is clear and bright with a pale ruby colour.
The nose is clean and developing, showing medium(+) intensity aromas of red fruit (red cherry, strawberry), pungent spices (black pepper), flowers (dry roses) and bottle ageing (tobacco, hints of cedar).
The wine is dry in the mouth with a medium acidity. it has medium fine-grained tannins and a medium(+) alcohol. It has a medium body and medium(+) intensity flavours of red fruit (red cherry, strawberry), pungent spices (black pepper), flowers (dry roses) and bottle ageing (tobacco, hints of cedar). The finish is long.
It is an outstanding quality wine. It has a lingering finish and concentrated flavours that balance the alcohol and the acidity. It also shows complexity provided by flora, spicy and bottle ageing notes.
Can drink now, but it has enough acidic structure and fruit concentration to develop some more complex tertiary aromas over the next 3-5 years.
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