2000 Le Petit Cheval

A deep ruby wine with purple tinge fading to paler ruby rim with some legs. It has quite intense aromas of black plum, blackberries, floral, redcurrant, smoke, spice box with trace of earthy and tobacco. On palate it is dry with a bit higher in acidity. Medium body, medium alcohol with quite high but soft and fine-grained tannin. Flavours contain black cherry, clove, spice, smoke with some leafy notes. Medium length with cherry and earthy finish. (92)

Tasted on 30 Oct 2010