Inky violet color. A hugely complex bouquet evokes ripe dark fruits, olive, floral, bacon fat and vanilla, and smoky mineral and tobacco notes appear with aeration. Stains the palate with deeply concentrated, spice- and mineral-accented bitter cherry, blueberry, dark chocolate and violet pastille flavors that show fine definition and back-end lift. Velvety, slowly building tannins frame an extremely long, subtly chewy finish that echoes the blue fruit and floral notes.
Anticipated maturity: 2027-2037