Dark cherry nose. Tannins quite nicely integrated. A bit sharp at first. Pepper, clove and cow manure. Still very young, can go a lot further. Velvety tannins. Earthy salty style. Quite co... Read more
Dark purple red. Still rather youthful in colour. Needs an hour to open up as it was just tight. Aromas were slightly tart, with black fruit and earthbound. Some sweet charry oak can be de... Read more
A touch stewy, with sweetish jammy tones in both the nose and the palate. A little light on the nose, can smell the acidity. Oak is slightly obvious. Tight and juicy. Ok.
Lots of ripe raw oak. Medium to full bodied palate with a decent amount of fruit weight, although the oak is a little disjointed from the fruit for me. Hints of pepper and tar and blackfru... Read more
Hints of spice on the restrained nose. Palate is tightly wound still, balanced though and strangely calm tasting. Perhaps a little shut down at the moment. Holding its cards close to the c... Read more