Beautiful nose with cocoa powder, exotic flowers, candied violets and loads of dark berries. Great aromatic complexity. Amazing texture on palate with a superb precision and silky tannins. So beautifully composed showing already great harmony. Difficult t
A brilliant effort from this property, known for the sheer elegance and finesse of its wines, the 2010 La Conseillante offers back-to-back monumental efforts, particularly given the remarkable 2009. This estate has been on a hot streak of late. The 2010 i
Features substantial but very velvety structure running from start to finish, delivering a muscular feel for now. The hard edges are fully absorbed by the core of plum sauce, steeped blackberry and warm boysenberry reduction notes. The finish offers gorge
93-95 The tannins are huge, very dense, packing through the ripe fruit. At first it tastes like a mouthful of wood and fruit tannins, then the potential of the fruit becomes apparent. That gives a wine with a great, final acidity and finish.
Very dark blackish crimson. High-toned nose – rather reminiscent of lilies – and extremely savoury. Drying rather than sweet. Uncompromising and long term. Rather sour on the end. Jancis Robinson
With age the wine continues developing additional nuances of truffle, and flowers, with sweet, earthy, ripe, deep red fruits. Silkier than when last tasted, the wine offers freshness and sensual textures in the finish. Another 5 - 7 years will add even more to the wine.
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