Nose: The lifted bouquet displays intense raspberry, pepper and spice.
Color: Deep red.
Palate: Rich, complex and wonderfully textured with long, soft tannins. The oak is quite subtle and enhances the varietal fruit rather than dominates.
Food Suggestions: Peppered beef or Asian barbequed duck.
Serving Temperature: Best enjoyed at room temperature.
Cellaring: Serve now or cellar 3-8 years.