The mild, dry winter and summer temperatures in May caused the vegetation to explode, and the very humid month of June brought diseases. Summer was quite normal, and September, cool and dry, slowed down the ripening. The harvest is spread over a long period, in order to harvest this difficult vintage at perfect maturity.
Bottling alcohol content:
Date of distillation:
Baco 50% Ugni blanc 50%
Color: amber and gold
Nose: tangy apple, on a fine woody base, with touches of cinnamon stick and kirsch
Palate: warm, rich and enveloping, with aromas of prune, smoke, cocoa, and small white flowers. Very nice length and a finish on candied orange.