A perfumed wine, dominated by Merlot. It shows plenty of the structure of 2010, a firm and solid wine, full of oak aging flavors at this young stage. It’s going to be a rich and full wine layered with blackberry fruits as it develops over the next 4–5 years.
Mint and toast aromas suggest—and the palate confirms—that this is all about new wood, polished black plum fruits and dense, dusty tannins. A New World style of wine, the finish is dominated by cinnamon and wood tannins.