This has both polish and real character, with an alluring mix of crushed cherry, raspberry paste and spicy black pepper, plus violet and lavender highlights. Packs a pronounced thread of anise root and red tea that weaves throughout the svelte, lingering finish. Classy.
Streamlined in feel, with sanguine, red tea and mineral notes in lockstep with a core of red currant, bitter cherry and blood orange flavors. Everything stays focused and fine-grained through the savory- and incense-flecked finish.
All whole-cluster fruit from a single parcel of old Grenache, the 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape les Clavelles boasts fascinating notes of cedar, due to its élevage in small oak, ripe cherries and strawberries, resinous herbs and dried spices. For a full-bodied wine, it’s remarkably light on its feet and elegant, framed by silky tannins and a lingering, intense finish redolent of strawberries, star anise and allspice.
Charming aromas of citrus blossom, and pomegranate.Framed by delicate, silky tannins that linger elegantly on the tremendously long finish.