Bright purple. Powerful black and blue fruit, tobacco and floral scents pick up olive and cracked pepper notes as the wine opens up. In a weighty, broad-shouldered style, offering appealingly sweet cherry and blueberry preserve flavors along with suggestions of spicecake, licorice and smoky bacon. Finishes very long and chewy, with just a hint of fine-grained tannins and resonating blue fruit and spice notes.
Anticipated maturity: 2024-2033