Ripe cherry and dark berries on the aromatic nose, along with hints of licorice, vanilla and woodsmoke.
Smooth and fleshy in the mouth, displaying hefty notes of juicy blackberry and bitter cherry. Becomes sweeter with aeration and finishes long, supple, and spicy with gentle tannins approaching slowly.
15 months in French oak barrels (20% new)
Inky violet color.
The rich flavor and high tannin content makes this the perfect pairing for a nice juicy steak, peppery sauces and savory spiced dishes.