A rich, intense nose.
A magnificent structure on the palate are very reminiscent of the 1986. They have the same powerful, ripe tannins, with perhaps a little less concentration, but also less austerity. Unlike 1986, in fact, 1988 is starting to open out; we can therefore drink it, but there is no rush. - October 2018
After a very mild winter and a wet spring, June and the beginning of July were particularly rainy. Then, from mid-July onwards, until the end of September, hot and very dry weather set in.
Despite a few light rain showers at the beginning of the harvest, the picking was carried out in excellent conditions. The picking began 3rd October.
A very deep colour.