...possesses terrific ripeness, a silky, plush texture, a big, full-bodied, broad, savory, deep, well-textured mouthfeel, and a 45-second finish. This gorgeous wine will offer both intellectual and hedonistic pleasure...
Roasted redcurrant, mocha, licorice, dark chocolate and menthol on the nose. Then big, chewy, broad and deep, with powerful flavors of currant, chocolate, mocha and tobacco, sweetened by oak. Finishes impressively long.
Mature and drinking well, retaining its rich, seductive style. Complex plum, anise, black cherry, melted chocolate and black licorice flavors are well-centered and spicy, showing a touch of fresh earth. Ends with firm, drying tannins.