Deep, dark, virtually opaque ruby-red color. The fruit on the nose is dense like sweet licorice. The palate has good fresh acidity that lifts lovely concentrated cassis & blackcurrant fruit. Notes of concentrated bitter licorice fruit become evident by the finish. The alcohol adds warmth & roundness to the mid-palate The finish is long & structured." - The wine is incredibly concentrated and will need plenty of time to open, 10/23 DCAMW
Quite pure and more elegant in style compared to recent vintages. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannins and a fine bead of acidity. More red than black fruit towards the finish exerts gentle grip and a pinch of cracked black pepper on the aftertaste.
This vintage has a deep garnet colour. The nose is rich, fruity with notes of liquorice, vanilla and caramel. On the palate, the wine expresses a lot of softness and roundness, a beautiful structure and a perfect balance.
The 2019 La Clotte offers up inviting aromas of wild blueberries, licorice, coniferous forest floor and sweet spices. Medium to full-bodied, bright and concentrated, it's tightly wound, with lively acids and chalky tannins.