Black and red cherries, ripe plums and a hint of raspberry provide the fruit tones on the nose, along with hints of black tea, lavender, leather and tobacco, adding complexity to give great aromatic intensity. The palate has a sweet, opulent entry, with a firm tannin structure, rich mouthfeel and a lingering finish.
"Polished and delicious, just starting to come into its own. Has shed its youthful tannins to reveal a silky, fleshy wine of charm and nuance. Raspberry, cherry, nutmeg, cola, cocoa and smoky oak flavors unfold in waves, leading to a soft, spicy finish."