Tag Full Bodied
Forward, fresh, earthy, dark cherry-filled wine with additional nuances of smoke, coffee and tobacco leaf on the nose and palate. Just a year or two will bring on more secondary character here.
Made by the same team as Giscours, this wine reflects the same attention to detail. Ripe tannins give the wine its firm side while the structure is powerful and dense. Drink this wine from 2024.
61% Merlot,33% Cabernet Sauvignon,4% Cabernet franc,2% Petit verdot. This is a stylish wine, with acidity, firm tannins and layers of blackberry and black-currant fruits.
It delivers a superb aromatic array of wood smoke, pencil lead, espresso, incense, blackcurrant, and blackberry. This is followed by a Pauillac-like, concentrated yet elegant wine with layers of spicy fruit, well-concealed structure, superb grip, and
Opulent with plushy cassis, dark cherry, dried savoury herb, tobacco leaf and spicy flavours on the palate. Powerful and elegant all at the same time.
The pure fruit and juicy tannins are so succulent and enticing. Full body and soft, silky tannins. Complete. Everything is where it should be. Ripe fruit and tangy acidity provide energy and balance.
An incredibly fresh, lively 2003 (the pH is only 3.6 and the alcohol is 13.1%), this wine offers a dense ruby/purple color along with full body and a remarkable nose of black currants, kirsch, lead pencil shavings and vanilla. Opulent, full-bodied an
Deep ruby/purple colour, loads of crème de cassis, cedar wood and forest floor notes, medium to full body, ripe tannin and a long, fleshy finish. Drink it over the next 15+ years.
Dense purple colour followed by gorgeously sweet black raspberry and black currant fruit intermixed with loamy, earthy, forest floor notes, a floral component and a long, full-bodied finish.
A racy wine, with complex marks of Havana tobacco and licorice, classically delicious without ever the slightest hint of austerity.
Full-bodied and lively on the palate, embellished by fruity and herbaceous aromas along with strong mineral notes. A wine with finesse and a long aftertaste.
The Côtes du Rhône Villages Plan de Dieu reveals a deeper ruby color as well as notes of ripe black raspberry, black cherry, melted liquorice and scorched earth. It is rich, powerful and concentrated, with a lot of depth, which is the hallmark of t
The 2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape offers a great bouquet of black raspberries, tapenade, crushed violets, and spring flowers, and shares lots of similarities to the Chaupin cuvée (and it’s less expensive!). Full-bodied, incredibly elegant and seamless
Brilliant magenta. Ripe red and blue fruits, potpourri, incense and Moroccan spices on the deeply perfumed, expansive nose. Stains the palate with sweet boysenberry, black raspberry and floral pastille flavors, which are sharpened by building mineral
65% Grenache, 20% Mourvèdre, 10% Syrah and 5% other varieties. Tight, intense, even clenched, it's in need of several years' cellaring before it becomes truly enjoyable to drink. For now, those gorgeous black cherries are restrained behind a firm wa
Notes of black fruit (ripe, blackcover), combined with aromas of violet, line a long and silky mouth, all nerve.
Pure and fresh, red berries and spice aromas, slightly woody, full-bodied and rich, coherent, slightly mineral flavors, firm tannins powerful.
Complex aromas of raspberries, blackberries and exotic spice. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, pure and succulent, with superb concentration, a lovely line of ripe acidity and a chalky, fine-grained finish.
Powerful structure, higher but smooth tannins and good acidity, full of dark fruits, spicy (black pepper), wood, wine in perfect balance.
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc blend. Saturated purple in color. Aromas of cassis, blueberry, cola, licorice, and sweet oak. Ripe blackberry fruit entry, full bodied, rich textures, exotic spice and toasted oak. Complex,
Deep dark purplish-black color, peppery, floral aromas. Full bodied with rich layered plum and fig fruit on the palate. Well coated tannins and a long minerally finish.
Deep ruby/purple; blackberry, red current, ripe cassis, cedar, crushed rock minerality, toasted oak; Full-body, rich tannin structure, dark berry fruit, firm acid, wet-stone, juniper, forest floor, cola, and lingering exotic oak spice finish.
Creamy and alluring in style, with lemon sorbet, white peach, yellow apple, fennel and jasmine notes all curling around one another. A warm brioche accent completes the finish.