[A boire dans ???, signed Nicolas]
Another POTG dinner, this time Nicolas Sinoquet the MD of Gruaud-Larose. And another 1989. Pale-mid garnet; broad brick rim. Cigar box, vegetal notes and fresh furniture polish. Dried cassis. Old leather. On the palate, some older, bruised / dried black cherry fruit, soy & balsamic. Pencil lead and cedar, with toasty oak spice. Complex but harmonious. Long.