The powerful and elegant nose offers notes of spices, cherries and cocoa. Perfectly balanced, the mouth reveals a beautiful dense structure with fine tannins and complex aromas of red fruit such as blackcurrants and floral notes. A very sophisticated wine. 100% Organic.
96 POINTS, Wine Spectator. "This is pretty gorgeous, with a remarkably pure display of cassis, cherry puree and plum reduction flavors laced ever so gently with threads of leather, alder and dried garrigue. The sleek iron spine is buried deeply on the finish, and there’s a lingering hint of warm stone as the fruit echoes through. Built to last."
96 POINTS, The Wine Advocate
96 POINTS, Decanter
95 POINTS, Vinous
95 POINTS, James Suckling, formally of Wine Spectator. "This youthful Chateauneuf has a very complex nose of graphite, raw meat and lilies. With aeration the black-cherry note steadily grows in intensity. Bold, leathery and earthy palate with fine tannins that...
97 POINTS, James Suckling, formally of Wine Spectator. "Enveloping, warm and spicy nose with an extremely wide spectrum of aromas, ranging from dried rose to graphite via thyme and smoked bacon. Very powerful, concentrated and earthy, yet there’s brightness in there...
From the Chavaroche vineyard. This wine is aged for between two or up to three years prior to bottling. It is, quite simply, a ferocious wine, unique in its uninhibited expression of the smells and flavors of the appellation. A...