Blackcurrants, white chocolate, candle wax, graphite, and liquid smoke are just some of the nuances here...iterally covers the palate in fruit, has a stacked, rich, layered mid-palate...great finish.
...cedar, cassis and blackberry preserves scents with hints of menthol, wild thyme, lavender and fertile loam...medium to full-bodied palate...expressive and lively, with firm, grainy tannins and a long finish.
A sinewy nose leads the way to extracted flavors of red cherry, sage and rocky mineral. Offering length and breadth for days, the minerality is accentuated by graphite and crushed stone, while a rich red-currant flavor rules the midpalate. The toasted oak imparts a taste of coconut macaroon.