Nose has summer roses, cut cherries, mashed raspberry, stainless steel, minor flint, blood orange peel and dried rose; additional development with each swirl & sniff.
Palate has dried raspberry, dried orange peel, warm green herbs, dehydrated peach, mild tannins (wow), lengthy finish with minor dehydrated tart cherry. Such an experience with a barrel aged rosé!
Future bottles on 2018 should be held until 2026+
Grenache 45% / Mourvèdre 30% / Cinsaut 5% / 20% Field Blend including Syrah, Castet, Manosquin, Carignan & various Muscatel
Bottle No. 057148 | Lot 0603
Decanted 4h. I will endeavour to follow the development of this bottle over the coming days.
24 Hour Update: Fresh raspberry most prominent today on the nose. Palate is showing raspberry jam with minor leather notes.
48 Hour Update: Fresh & dried raspberry, fresh rose, bowl of fresh cherries, moist cedar plank and dry sandstone on the nose. Palate is showing dried strawberry, dried raspberry, minor green herbs, dried orange peel and minor dried cherry. This bottle looks to finally unknitting towards its greater self.
72 Hour Update: See 48 Hour notes, plateaued to a good spot still. Enough wine left for one more update.
192 Hour Update: Nose has cranberry jelly, ripe raspberry, warmed cherries, fresh cranberry and dried orange peel. Palate has raspberry juice, freshly juiced cherry, cranberry juice cut with water, dried orange and minor dried herbs. Still doing great, on day eight. Final update. — a year ago
Vinho licoroso da região de Jurançon e que acompanhou belamente a finalização de um jantar, sendo servido com cheese cake de amora. Presente do primo francês Boris.
Vitória/ES, 04.09.2014 — 7 years ago