Dark ruby color, with purple reflections. Intense nose of macerated cherries and licorice. In the mouth the wine is full-bodied with a generous attack, a pleasant freshness and elegant tannins. This well-balanced wine shows a typical expression of southern Rhône wine with thyme
and rosemary aftertaste.
Pair with grilled or roasted lamb, beef, grilled rabbit with thyme and
rosemary, with garlic mashed potatoes,
I found this wine to be harsh with an acidic after taste. This wine must be paired with pizza or spaghetti to be more tolerable.
I poured this wine today for myself and my entire harvest crew for lunch. It was well received- a true food wine. Good acid that can hold up well to most foods. Not flawed in any way. Bright cherry notes. Clean. Well-made with good fruit typicity. It is a lighter style, with red fruit and cranberry notes. I would think of this wine as a cheaper substitute for Pinot noir in most pairings.
Somewhat bitter for my liking.