2-5h dec. Plesent on the nose, herbal, hay. A bit simple, with e few high notes. Kinda mellow first impression with mature notes, after a while it kicks in taste wise, with a purple bordeaux feeling... Can laydown for quite some more years. Good for the price.
Medium intense nose with aromas of brett, barnyard, hay, ceder, dirt, burned wood, wet leaves and a little tobacco. Very much what to expect from a mature Bordeaux.
Medium acidity, quite dry with medium tannins. Medium body, medium intensity and a rather short finish. Gets better after an hour or two, with a bit more fruit coming forward and the tannins getting a bit rounder.
I love the nose, very classic with decent depth and complexity. Falls a bit short, literally, on the palate. Probably better 3-4 years ago and has now lost most of its stuffing.
Dark red colour with a brickred hue. Maturity on the nose showing leather, cedar, soil, bay leaves and spicyness. Mellow palate showing maturity with soft tannines and well-balanced fruit and a nice long finish.
Matched the grilled fillet of lamb and halloumi very nicely!
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(Chateau Lanessan (Haut-Médoc)) A nice colour here, showing some classic claretty maturity but there is still plenty of life in it yet I think. The nose has a touch of perfume but still a rather dense and solid character, A supple style on the palate, the tannins well resolved, the texture of the wine around those structural elements that persist a rather soft and gentle one, although there is still a little bite and grip to this in the background. Attractive.
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