Source: jamessuckling.com. Issue Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2022 (JS-94)
Complex nose of blackberries, dark olives, cassis, black tea and minerals. Some orange-peel character, too. This is a refined, elegant expression of tannat, showing a medium to full body with tight, silky tannins. A lot of precision here. Drink or hold.
This wine evokes the purity of our terroir. With a deep and vivid ruby color, it contains fresh and intense aromas, mainly fruity, of black plums and blackberries with an oak background that gently blends without predominating. On the palate its elegance and vitality provide freshness and tannins that are noticed but also gentle and polished. This wine offers a long finish, sweet and mineral, innovative with a strong presence of its terroir.
Fermentation:80 HL Cement Tanks.
Aging:12 months on the less in French oak barrels and crasks 50 HL.