...offers a fragrant cassis, crushed cherries and blueberries-scented nose with touches of menthol, chocolate box, char-grilled meat, earth and violets. Rich and concentrated on the medium to full-bodied palate, with firm, grainy tannins and seamless freshness, it finishes long with a minty lift.
Densely spicy, leathery and tobacco-laden, with quiet, dusty black fruit, this structured red is abundant in cocoa powder and crushed rock elements.
Mulled spice, singed vanilla and lightly steeped raspberry and boysenberry fruit weave together, picking up light anise and black tea accents along the way. The finish is rounded in feel, but also persistent, letting the fruit and spice take a stylish encore.