...scents of woodsmoke, cola, underbrush and blood orange peel over a core of red and black currants and cherries plus notes of dried violets and potpourri. Medium-bodied with intense amaro-driven flavor layers, it has a finely grained frame and seamless freshness with a long, layered finish.
A highly perfumed bouquet evokes ripe cherry, dark berries, tea rose and peppery spices, along with subtle vanilla and savory herb nuances. Round and seamless in texture, offering energetic black raspberry and bitter cherry flavors that pick up cola and mocha notes on the back half. Shows sharp definition and spicy cut on the impressively long finish, which is given shape by fine-grained, slowly building tannins.
There’s very plush and assertive character to this wine, which delivers a round and glossy feel with a super fresh red and dark-cherry and plum nose, framed in fine-grained spices and a lithe, nicely detailed palate that delivers a fleshy, supple and approachable texture at the finish.
This instantly appealing selection melds citrus, berry, cherry and spice in a harmonious and well-integrated whole. Ample aging in new barrels adds layer upon layer of cinnamon, butter, caramel and chocolate, while the innate balance keeps it from every feeling fat or heavy.