Wow. Maybach continues to be one of the top wineries anywhere in the world. This is just fantastic. I have no doubt that more decanting or cellar time takes this to the 100 point level. This is a mailing list to be on. Purple in color. The nose is fantstic with cassis, floral notes, gravel and pencil lead. Also some cedar and spice. On the palate, what a texture. Juicy, velvety and seamless. Lots of cassis fruit with depth. An underpinning of gravel. Firm tannins at the moment. This is a 3o plus year wine. Long finish. Just gorgeous.
This is an amazing wine. It is still young but like most of Russell Bevan's red wines, this is already drinking well. As an aside, it's funny how Bevan's white wines take longer to be ready than his reds. Inky purple in color with a ruby rim. The nose is gorgeous with cassis, some pencil lead and cedar. On the palate, a big and bold wine but not rough. Lots of cassis fruit with depth. Just delicious. I think a couple years brings out that depth a bit and this gets to be a perfect score. Right now its like a bottomless pit. Long finish. At the same time, this wine has the acidity