The rocks, indeed, segue perfectly in describing this wine. The nose displays minerality of chalk and wet limestone, with prevalent dark berry aromas and dries black cherry. The palate shows flavors of tobacco and cola spice, with structure of lingering velvet and finishing with a gorgeous floral flavor. This wine is complex as the ancient soils from which it is grown; savor with rich dishes, this wine can handle it!
"Classic Laetitia, dark, dry, full-bodied and richly extracted. The cherry, persimmon and pomegranate fruit is so forward, it tastes sweet, except that the wine finishes fully dry. Acidity is evident, as are grippy tannins, and the fruit and spice finish lasts a long time. An evident ager. Best after 2013.
Big & Bold
Big bright floral boquet followed quickly by leather and slight hints of oak. Can't get over the boquet couldnt stop drinking the deep bergundy velvet. Gave 4 stars because tannins were absent but its so bright fruity and smooth at 14.9% alcohol a fun fun compliment with dessert (we had it with a butter cake smothered in salted caramel buttercream frosting) but could imagine it with red meats yummy! Glad I had 2 bottles wish I had bought a few more, maybe a few more years of aging would evolve some tannnins??