Appearance - clear and bright, with a medium plus intensity purple colour, just a slightly clearer rim and some visible tears.
Nose - clean, still very youthful with medium intensity aromas of fresh red fruits resembling strawberry and red currant mixed with notes of black fruits, mainly blackberry and bramble with just a slight leafy hint.
Palate - dry, medium plus acidity, very refreshing, medium level of supple tannins, just slightly drying, medium alcohol level and body. Flavour intensity is medium plus, again strongly focused on fresh red and black fruits, some red currants, strawberry, blackberry, prune, fresh but ripe black cherry, a sweetish and creamy oaky vanilla hint and an earthy mineral note on the medium plus length.
Conclusions (15,5/20) - good quality wine, showing balanced and harmonious components with lively fruit flavours, refreshing acidity and a fluid structure with just a hint of dryness on the backwards, which lends it a hint of complexity. Not quite typical of Cahors, I would say Merlot and modern oenology has taken its toll on Malbec and Tannat and gave it much more roundness than expected from classic Cahors. Still very enjoyable wine, fully ready and fun to drink but with the ability to improve for the next 3 years, just don't let the fruit go away as it is it's main asset.