APPEARANCE: Black, opaque, Ruby, heavy, mild sediment = 4/4 BOUQUET: Blackberry perfume on opening, cassis, slight dust, black fruits, mild wood, molasses = 13/14 TASTE: Full body, rich, full berry and black fruit flavors, mild tannin structure, long finish = 15/18 PREFERENCE: Good balance, full mouth feel, held up several hours and into the next days = 3/4
I put this up against the Harlen Estate Maiden and it held up very well. Pnp thru aerator into decantor and straight to the table. It probably needed a little more time in the decanter, but was drunk quickly. Very good stuff.
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