Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Groot Constantia Estate Gouverneurs Reserve 2010 91+ Points

Bright, translucent cherry red with garnet rim.

Clean, expressive Medoc like profile with perfectly ripe cassis, blackcurrant and blueberries, hints of granite minerals, cedar and graphite complexity, floral, delicate tobacco note, spicy, perfect oaking.

Dry with medium plus acidity, fresh, lively, textured mid palate, ripe medium plus tannins, giving good grip, spicy cloves, very high alcohol of 14.5% abv totally integrated, now until 2020+