Deep ruby. Intense aromas of vanilla, baking spices, graphite, blackcurrant and cherry liqueur, with accents of white pepper, espresso and violet. Bright and racy on the palate, with finely etched blackberry and cassis flavours enlivened by tangy acids and notes of bitter chocolate and pepper. A concentrated, youthfully taut and highly promising wine, finishing with lingering sweetness and a suave floral element. Hold off on opening this for at least a year or two. 92+ points, Stephen Tanzers International Wine Cellar, Sept/Oct 06.