The aromas struggling to break free from the flute eventually emerge as intense rich bouquets of peaches and red apples accompanied by hints of toast and undertones of earth. Whilst still very young and tightly wound, there are clues of what else is to come. This is robust and rich and we can only expect the flavours to expand and become more complex with some bottle age.
The palate reaffirms the nose with dense flavours and layers of apples, pears, peaches and white flowers. The sophisticated addition of autolyic aromas is confirmed by notes of cream, mushrooms and brioche that add to the mouthfeel as the length of the wine keeps the mind wandering for minutes. The 2004 Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill is everything you would expect, however still very tight on the palate and it will certainly fill out with time, giving the taster an unforgettable experience in a...
few years time.
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