Pop and pour, this wine is in a great place right now. Purple/ruby in color. The nose has black raspberries, white pepper, slight roasted meats and with air, blueberries and floral notes. Very nice. On the palate, this is layered and complex. Plenty of black raspberry fruit, slight blueberries along with an underlying char. Great balance. It is actually a bit soft in texture from what I expected which is not a bad thing. Complex and almost seamless. Not sure if it gets better, but certainly no hurry, this has decades left. Great wine.
Like many white Rhone varietal wines, this has taken some time to really come around but it is drinking beautifully right now. Pop and pour. Light golden in color. The nose is great. Initially, there is some vanilla but that gives way to tropical fruits (mango) and some citrus. Also a nice mineral streak and bits of wax. On the palate, this is oily which is nice. Citrus (lemon/orange) and mangoes continue. Deep and layered. Worked great with a tomato-fennel soup. Long finish. Really drank well but plenty of life left.