NOSE: Needs time or a little water to open up; lots of dried fruits, old leather. With more time; creamy custard, vinous, sherry notes, then fresh green and red apples (89p)
TASTE: Sweet, slightly sugary, dried fruits. With a few drops of water; No big changes except that it becomes a bit more peppery. (86-87p)
FINISH: Some vinous sweetness and peppery tannins (86p)
OVERALL: Total score 87 points.