...notes of black cherries, cassis, crushed flowers, graphite and lead pencil. The suppleness and sexiness of the 2016 vintage has worked magic on this wine, which is incredibly opulent, expansive and seamless on the palate, with awesome purity of fruit, present tannins, and a huge finish.
Blackberry jam, espresso, menthol and licorice take on dark shades of expression in this somber yet unctuous Cabernet Franc-based blend from Jonata.
...nose of sliced jalapeño, soy sauce, pipe tobacco and old leather with cocoa, blackcurrant bud, cassis, baked black plums and red fruit sparks plus cedar hints. Medium to full-bodied, it offers a nice interplay of savory, spice and fruit character in the mouth, with firm, chewy tannins and good freshness, finishing long.