Taltarni Cephas 2003 (Pyrenees, Vic)
Quite imposing packaging for the Cephas. Huge bottle, sexy black label, the lot.
The Cephas though is a somewhat forgotten wine though in the scheme of things, despite its two glinting gold medals on the label. Taltarni’s profile continues to be very low indeed (aside from the Clover Hill)
Dry, volatile nose that really needs come coaxing in the glass to come back to life. Minty, dense and a little stewed/vegetal. The palate is dried out and drawn, very strong tannins dominating what is left of the fruit. Heading nowhere good either (metallic finish doesn’t help). Average. 14.9