Nose: Distinct red berry, spice/pepper and licorice enhanced by vanillin oak.
Color: Red with a purple tinge.
Palate: Brimming with rich fruit flavors, complemented by well-handled oak. This is a full-bodied, concentrated wine, showing finely textured tannins in a long finish.
Food Suggestions: Rich, full-flavored dishes including filet mignon, pepper steak and blue cheese.
Serving Temperature: Serve at room temperature.
Cellaring: 5-9 years.