Each year, Louisa Rose hones the Virgilius. And each year many of us say it’s looking the best we’ve seen it. There’s an intense focus to the 2010 - increased structure and precision. Even a sense of tightness within the luxury.
Floral aromatics, fresh ginger, white peach, ruby grapefruit, fresh and Turkish apricots abound. A stamp of quality oak and adroit use of lees to add texture without losing any definition or detail. Layered with length to burn with a refreshing sense of minerality. You can get stuck in now or give it some time in the cellar. Everything is in place for it to handle bottle age. 95 Excellent – Exceptional
Region: Eden Valley
Tasted: April 2013