The color is bright garnet! The aroma is a wonderful red cherry and cranberry fruit, chocolate spice, and a neat earth "Jory soil after a fall rainstorm"-like hint. The flavor is bright, complex, and fun. Look for red fruit of cherry and cranberry, cobbled mineral, Siskiyou forest floor, and black pepper spice. The red fruit fills and carries throughout the palate in a mouthwatering sweet centered finish!