January 21, 2020 - Beautifully balanced and elegant with
January 5, 2020 - Very good and perfectly mature to my taste.
January 5, 2020 - FLAWED
October 12, 2019 - We're Not Serving Cali to Friends from Cali! (Chez Lyon in Eugene, OR): After the more sublime Giraud, this was a little over the top, VERY ripe and still boisterous. Black fruit, leather, iodine, garrigue, and spice. This bottle was a surprise find in the cellar / thought we drank 'em all...
IF I had another one: wait a year-2025.
October 10, 2019 - Opened a couple hours ahead. Big, but oh so good. Excellent wine for a cold night. Plummy, grenache/syrah/mourvedre fruit, baking spice, garrigue. Harmonious. Long finish.
October 5, 2019 - Super nectar. De la confiture multi fruits liquide !
September 2, 2019 - Great wine. Drank together with a 2006, and really much better. In its perfect drinking window and will run some more time without trouble.
August 31, 2019 - Wow. Still youthfull. The Grenache dominates (in a good way); the wine has a full bodied mouthful experience. Great wine-drinking great right now.
June 19, 2019 - Very similar to the last impression, this is a sexy, concentrated, very forward, very charming wine - it will go well with the tastes tonight, I think.
February 2, 2019 - Un vrai sirop. Superbe