The intense entry is layered with blackberry, anise, and some higher-toned red fruits. The palate is beautifully balanced with great acidity and soft supple tannins carry the broad aromas and flavors to a long dark finish. Expressive now, this wine will certainly gain in complexity and depth with several years of age.
Top notes of brandied cherries, blueberry syrup, and ripe brambly blackberry bushes are accented by tobacco leaf, cardamom and a hint of anise. Boasting a plush mouthfeel that is soft on entry, this wine is framed by well-structured tannins, a balanced acid profile, and medium body with a delighful finish.
The entry is elegant and builds to a luscious mid-palate, full of freshly picked berries, black licorice, and cassis. The wine continues to build up to a brooding finish that is dark, lingering on the palate with leather and cocoa dust, begging to be revisited.
Complex and elegant aromatics of black cherry, ripe strawberries are complemented by nuances of cola, vanilla, and dusty cocoa. The palate is loaded with intense candied fruit composed of fleshy plums and ripe red berries. The mid-palate features darker fruit that gives way to hints of caramel and roasted almonds.
Entry is elegant and builds to a luscious mid-palate full of freshly picked berries, black licorice, and cassis. The wine continues to build up to a brooding finish that is dark, lingering on the palate with leather and cocoa dust, begging to be revisited.
Backed by hints of warm and toasty oak, vanilla, and walnut, this wine’s palate is soft and inviting as the true complexity of the wine is revealed. It is medium bodied and well-structured, with balanced tannins and a touch of refreshing acidity. Flavors of mocha and chocolate covered cherries are apparent throughout the long and smooth finish. This wine may be enjoyed now but will age gracefully over time.