2010 Gazin, Pomerol (Pre-Arrival)
A subtle red with ultra-fine tannins that accentuate a palate of chocolate, berries and nuts. Full and very round. It's refined and beautiful. Hard not to drink now but wait at least five years. Top wine from Gazin.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Another remarkable effort from Gazin, the big, powerful, dense 2010 boasts an opaque purple color along with loads of black currant and kirsch-like fruit intermixed with licorice, caramel, mocha and toasty oak. This seriously endowed, broodingly backward cuvee requires 6-8 years of cellaring and should keep for three decades or more.
Rich fruit currants and berries, intensely juicy, packed with dark very ripe fruit. A powerhouse of berries.
Dense, with a dark, smoldering feel as charcoal and coffee weave around a core of mulled fig, blackberry and boysenberry fruit. The long, muscular finish features singed iron and black tea notes for added range. Needs a little time, but should unfurl nicely. Best from 2015 through 2030.
Very savoury fruit. Medicinal and menthol notes. Fragrant despite the high density of fruit. Drink 2014-2025.