2015 base year—been holding onto this one for a while. Showed very nice and with lots of life still left in the tank (wish I had another). — a month ago
Wow. This does not taste like CdP. Seems like very heavy proportion of Syrah and has a dark inky color as well as black pepper and olive notes. There is some fruit here, very dark and chocolate like.
I would have guessed it was a crozes hermitage wine.
Overall enjoyable despite the head fake — a month ago
Medium-deep ruby-purple color.
Aromas of blueberry compote,
Dry. Flavors of ripe blackberry, blueberry, cinnamon, licorice. Medium, chewy tannins.
Finish: 4/5 — 2 months ago
Drank the 2000 on 6 Nov, 2023 with dinner. Showed beautifully with some age but still going strong, nice and long. — 24 days ago