Very dark brown/red evenly fading to pink/brown.
Quite closed with complex, slightly leafy and vegetal notes, and gooseberry and cassis fruit.
Medium bodied with sweet berry fruit, liquorice and spicy oak flavours.
Firm tannins on a long, dry, cedary finish.
Drink now or over the next 3 to 4 years.
Very impressive, particularly since it had only arrived the day before and was probably in shock.
Wine Tasting: U.S. of A. 1995 and 1996