The first bottle of this left me a bit ‘meh’, but the second, served on its own, showed real interest & quality. Phew! I’ll leave the 3rd for 3-5 years I think. Medium ruby-garnet. Complex, expressive nose! Med+ intensely baked blackberry / plum, mocha, herb / bitter ‘garrigue’ & meaty / grilled hints. Pepper spice, Demerara / burnt sugar & some old leather. Juicy, plummy, slightly baked fruit flavour, with cocoa & oak spice notes. Med+ tannins surprise you at the long finish. Good structure, albeit a touch grainy. Leave a bit to improve further!