...expressive, deliciously aromatic, floral and elegant...has depth and complexity... The palate is fresh and balanced, with fine tannins.
...dense and focused, with cherry, berry and vanilla flavors that emerge as the tannins give way, leading to a floral and spicy finish.
...pretty, ripe, and already quite generous wine, delivering a deep and spicy bouquet of black raspberries, smoked meats, cloves, cigar smoke, a hint of dill, a good base of soil and some cedary oak in the upper register. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and complex, with a good core and soil signature, modest tannins and a long, tangy and spicy finish.