(cabernet sauvignon blended with 8% petit verdot and 5% cabernet
franc): Good medium ruby-red. Cool, rather shy aromas of dark berries,
licorice and pepper, with nuances of white fruits. Supple and spicy,
with an herbal quality to the flavors of dark berries, spices and mint.
Nicely fine-grained in the mouth but in a cool style. The slightly
drying finish shows a good kick of tannins and calls for at least a
couple years of patience.