The color is an intense ruby. On the nose is dark chocolate and bright red fruit aromas, with hints of tobacco. The mid palate has a rich texture, very well balanced. Notes of dark cherry and liquorish flavors on the mouth, with velvety tannins and a lingering finish.
"Supple and generous, with rich, full-bodied plum, blackberry, currant and black licorice notes that are rough-hewn but well-structured, ending with a pleasing, chunky fruitiness.