Opaque crimson brick red color. Minty nose with ripe plum and spice aromas followed by a touch of black pepper in the background. Rich ripe chocolate, plum palate flavors. Generous voluptuous palate with liquorices and tar dominate, followed by ripe plum and a hint of earthiness. Firm, yet balanced tannins with long peppery plum, liquorices and tar aftertaste. Cellar 3-5 years.