Layered aromatics of cedar, cola, pencil lead and black cherry develop in the glass. Rich flavors of black currant, strawberry, nutmeg and vanilla marry on the palate. Wonderful lingering fruit is balanced by structured tannins and a smooth finish.
"A very fine effort, with classic cassis and black cherry in the fruit core, but also offering interesting details of bark, earth and herb. The wine lingers, perhaps due to excellent natural acidity, and without overpowering the palate it keeps tantalizing it with nuances of moist earth and wet rock.