Intense aromas of ripe black cherries, violets, sandalwood, mocha, minerals and exotic spice were the first to appear in my glass. Newly planted clones have contributed to the richer tannins, mouthfeel and structure. I enjoyed the overall balance, better concentration and depth of fruit this wine has expanded into. Sweeter dark red fruits, hints of fresh spices and a long lingering finish help to complete this wine. The acidity will help it age for many years.
"Ruby-red. Deep, sexy aromas of blackberry liqueur, cherry, vanilla bean, rose and Moroccan spices. Broad, sappy and sweet, offering palate-coating red and dark berry flavors and silky tannins. With air, this picks up exotic floral notes that carry through the smoky, lip-smacking finish. On the muscular side but not lacking for energy. Give this a little air."
International Wine Cellar