This is very very good. Lots of purple/violet, still quite a deep and young robe. Nose: bright fruit with berry (blackberry and some currant), cherry and hints of spice – pepper, cinnamon… perhaps mixed spice. Lovely palate – fruit and tannin in balance, some prune and cherry going on. Savoury.
Marlborough, New Zealand
18/20 [tasted 03-11-2010] www.framingham.co.nz
Bought cellar door. Good value at $17.00. Stored in a cool spare room.