Twenty-five years on tasting.
Lacquered ruby-magenta; only its rim variation offers insight to its age. Focused with a metallic shimmer and a capsicum freshness. A baroque toastiness now fused to a core of immaculate blackberry fruit. Lusty and energetic without the hardness of its youth; time has pounded out the lumps in its green tannic structure and revealed the generosity underneath. A carbonized gunzian minerality at the end, boundless and bare. Built to go the distance, its old-school gestalt at once timeless and reassuring. Still miles to go. Now – 2020+.