Berry licorice fruit, spice and marzipan aromatics immediately capture your attention. A beautifully rich pallet attributed to quality fruit, not high brix levels. The wine dances across the tongue with great acidity and vibrancy, the finish is long and concentrated. Release Date: December 1, 2009
The aromas are complex and layered, consisting of deep plum, orange spice, wild iris, bing cherries, lychee fruit and rustic bramble berry. Masculine tannins balance the bold fruit to give this wine structural elegance. The ensuing flavors are umami-based with hints of cocoa, smoked meats and black fruits.
Deep garnet; almost black in color. Intense aromatics of cider-smoked ham, bacon fat and graphite intertwine beautifully with green olives, blueberries, raspberries and lavender. A dense, complex palate of black raspberries, blueberries, vanilla, smoky oak framed perfectly by soft, succulent tannins. The wine has great brightness and a very persistent finish.
Deep Garnet in color with inky black tints. Lovely aromas of violets, blueberry, licorice (red and black), and white pepper. Intense flavors of olallie berry and blackberry with lingering hints of red raspberry. The wine coats the entire palate with complex and lively tannins.
Beautiful deep purple hues captivate the eye. This wine is abundant in complex aromatics of cassis, violets, caramel, chocolate, toasted vanilla and smoked meats. Very soft and weighty entry which leads to beautifully structured and layered tannins. The flavor profile is dominated by dark black fruits with nuances of roasted coffee bean and earthy black tea characters. The finish is long and elegant, showing great aging potential.