Fresh and sharply focused on the nose, displaying vibrant, spice-tinged red and black currant, raspberry and cherry aromas and a deeper suggestion of licorice. Stains the palate with sappy red and dark berry, spicecake and floral pastille flavors sharpened by an exotic suggestion of blood orange. Silky tannins add shape to a very long, focused finish that leaves zesty red fruit and exotic spice notes behind.
...spicy, perfumed nose of orange peel, dried rose petals, warm earth, peppered meats and garrigue with Bing cherries, rhubarb, cranberry and blackberries...medium to full-bodied...oodles of savory nuances...good freshness, finishing long with herb-laced berries.
...blackberries, black olive, bacon fat, and spice. It's medium-bodied, with a supple, elegant, balanced style as well as a great finish.