Ruggedly beautiful. This is brilliant with bold fruit but it's muscular with tannin too; it's like a bodybuilder in sheer lycra. Smooth cassis, silken milk chocolate, a smattering of bay leaves and violets. It has good concentration but it's not a big wine; it doesn't need to be. What it does have is form, presence and persistence.
Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Companion - 95 Points