Eye : Deep dark colour with mauve tints.
Nose : Spices, black fruits and delicate oak aromas.
A dense, expressive and intense nose.
Palate : A tannic and racy wine. Aromas of prunes, blackberry and vanilla.
Powerful, concentrated and structured palate.
Overall : A wine from a tannic and muscular vintage due to the hot climate.
Solid tannins, well rounded by long oak ageing.