It is remarkably fragrant with elements of violets, roasted blackberries, spice box, smoke, and black currant jam. Full-bodied and structured, it is opulent and richly fruity with a long, pure finish that goes on for nearly one minute.
This big red is like a bass drum, dark and sonorous, with deep notes of coffee, mineral, blackberry and licorice. Mouthcoating, with a powerful structure, but balanced.
...Velvet textured, with impressively deep dark berry flavors, but with excellent mineral lift...