A big, rich style of Shiraz with deep, inky crimson color. A complex nose displaying elements of white pepper and spice, licorice and plum characters and a hint of fresh earth typical of ripe Shiraz fruit. The palate has tremendous strength and structure with loads of flavor. Tannin, while evident, is fine grained rather than hard and drying. Lifted cedary oak overtones compliment both the fruit and flavor. The wine is but a babe and will continue to gain complexity over the next five to ten years and perhaps beyond.