Visually you are presented with a luxuriously bright, deep cherry color. The aromas offer blackberry, kirsch, dried-rose, tobacco and winter spices. On the pallet the body is elegant with a silky texture filled with firm but unobtrusive tannins. The blend consists of 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 15% Merlot, 7% Malbec and 1% Petite Verdot. 100% Napa Valley fruit coming primarily from Oakville, using a combination of hillside and valley floor vineyards.