Lush, rich and silky, with layers of dark chocolate coated black cherry and plum, with truffle in the nose get you going. The intensity of plush, ripe fruit on the palate is even better as it coats your palate and expands.
Westchester Wine School - Premium Wine Tasting (Bar Lees, Mamaroneck, NY): Drank at WWS tasting. Dark, plummy in color. Lovely nose of chocolate, sweet plums & coffee that grew ever more intense in the glass. Lots of plums & other dark fruit here, still quite tannic, but soft and chalky. Very round, sexy wine on the fairly opulent side. Also a bit hot, but all elements nicely integrated making for a deliciously complex, interesting pour. Very enjoyable and still a long way to go.
Tasted four times - last time on 1st April 2011. Consistent notes. Black red. Fabulous intensity on the nose of black cherries, blueberries and blackberries. Great intensity and concentration of sweet, perfectly ripe berries, and impressive fatness and length. This wine is real treat for wine-lovers and will give them a pure enjoyment for a long, long time. Exceptional effort from Jean-Luc Thunevin. All the four times I've tasted this wine, it was breathtaking and a fantastic tribute to the vintage!
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