NEW VINTAGE 2005.
Overall, the year was hot and dry, but it was marked by contrasts. The initial enthusiasm generated by a heat wave in August was tempered by rain and cool weather in September.
In the end, drastic selection in the vineyard guaranteed a limited volume of exceptional quality, with unprecedented aromatic maturity.
The harvest began on September 14th.
On the nose:
Tropical notes of guava and curry leaf melt away into more classical ones of zest and very ripe stone fruit. Cocoa and toasted spices complement the whole.
On the palate:
The wine has a bracing vinosity. Its initial richness expands and affirms itself, becoming more physical, powerful and structured. It has remarkable length in the mouth, with a touch of licorice and a backdrop of juicy, bitter blood orange.