Another Penning-Rowsell bottle served (blind) alongside he 1971 and much less steady than the ’71. On occasion a tad angular but overall glorious. Full evolved – not a trace of tannin. Still a very firm crimson with development at the rim. Gamey nose. Tasted like a fairly cool vintage. Then it showed regular flashes of Petrus lusciousness.
Anticipated maturity: 1990-2026