APR 14 Ruby. Red fruits, floral, fresh and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, elegant, detailed, red berries finish, good length. 88-90
MAR 10 Ruby, very closed first, elegant, perfumed notes, floral, like jasmin and some seductiveness to it, good acidity, even if hard to notice, ripe tannins, very elegant and balanced, well packed in a way, nothing sticks out, again the fruit is drier than expected, the third in a row, good length. 90
SEP 16 Ruby. Scented, red berries, some floral notes, elegant and fruity, lovely. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, red and darker fruits, some spices, refreshing, maturing, long. 92
JAN 13 Ruby. Scented nose of cassis, cedar notes, almost some mint, sous bois and starting figs and leather. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, just starting to evolve, lovely now but I would keep it another four to five years. Will last longer. Long. 91
AUG 14 Ruby, garnet rim. Scented, plums, anise, evolving nose, cassis and figs, bit more youthful than last bottle a year back or so. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and detailed, lively and elegant, really lovely, less evolved all over than last bottle, more together. Long. 93
NOV 13 Ruby, thin garnet rim. Cassis, figs, leather, tobacco, superb nose, evolving nicely. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, elegant and lively palate, more rounded, long. Can be stored longer, very enjoyable now. 92
NOV 13 Ruby. Scented, cassis and more red berries fruit, leather, elegant and nuanced nose, lovely, almost flirting. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, textured, lively, bit biting still, long. 93
A level fill, ruby with brick rim. Wood, teak, dust, green paprika, dry, sour, likely bad storage.