Developed, clearly wood-spicy aroma of partly preserved red and black berries with smoky, dried mushroom and earthy notes, some malt and a hint of lovage. Ripe fruit and clear wood also in the mouth, present, sandy tannin, coffee on the palate, warming alcohol, some malt and lovage in the background, salty minerality, has power, good depth, a little cocoa, dried-mushroomy tones, very good finish, again with noticeable wood.
Somewhat developed, nutty-woody and tobacco aroma of ripe, partly dried red and also a little black berries with wilt-floral and malty traces. Quite firmly woven, ripe, at the same time rather tart fruit with smoky wood, salty notes and again also nutty flavours, relatively present, crumbly tannin, good substance and persistence, earthy tones in the background, a breath coffee, very good, tart finish with dried-vegetable notes and a little bitterish wood
very good (87 WP)
28 November, 2019
Best to drink:
Fairly mature nose, nutty oak, light earth notes, predominantly red berries, dried flowers, light spicyn otes, hint of tobacco, leather and raisins. Red berryfruit on the palate, tart, smoky oak, vegetal and herbaceous notes, light earthy and salty notes, good substance and persistence, hint of bacon and mushrooms, vegetal traces, still quite young, hint of cocoa, tannins still slightly astringent, good to very good smoky finish.
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