...gregarious notes of baked red and black plums, warm cassis and black raspberries plus hints of dried Provence herbs, lilacs, menthol and clove oil with a waft of fragrant earth. Medium-bodied, the palate is wonderfully elegant and refreshing, delivering compelling black fruit preserves with loads of red fruit sparks and a plush texture, finishing spicy.
There is good depth here, and plenty of complexity as well. Dried flowers, grilled herbs tobacco, iron and crushed leaves add aromatic savoriness to the dark fruit.
...attractive black plum and red currant fruits as well as plenty of spice-box, chocolate, and dried earth. Medium to full-bodied, balanced, with solid mid-palate depth, and notable yet ripe tannins...