[Blind, Purchase price: UKP14.5 in 1996]
Garnet/red gradually paling to brick red - mature.
Developed nose of redcurrants and black cherry with notes of charred oak - delicate and mature but not tired.
Medium bodied with rich, spicy blackcurrant, tobacco and cedar flavours; wonderful citrus acidity; great length and a peppery, tangy oak finish.
[Guess: Italian Barbera, 5 to 6 years old]
Wine Tasting: Assorted French Classics