I saw this one at auction, and thought it worth a try. Cloudy in the glass, it is a medium intensity garnet in colour. The aromatics are classic left bank Bordeaux – pencil lead, blackcurrant and a refined air. The palate is mature with resolved tannins, subtle cedar notes and a medium length finish. There’s general balance and class here in the blackcurrant and cedar nuances. This wine is certainly ready to drink now and probably just a little past its best. The last part of the bottle was full of sediment and therefore careful decanting is required. Good
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