(From 2011 Vintage) Perfumed red cherry, raspberry, violet and flint on the knockout nose. Fresh and juicy, but with sneaky density to the ripe raspberry and cherry pie flavors. Finishes with building minerality, smooth tannins and a whiplash of red fruit.
Color: Garnet red, intense and brilliant, with light orange hints. Bouquet: Penetrating, full and varied, reminiscent of wild berries. Palate: Dry, warm, full-bodied, harmonious, delicate and austere, persistent. Recommended with: Roasts, grilled, spit-roast or braised meats, ripe cheeses. "Starts off with strawberries and cherries and turns to incense and Indian spices on the nose. Full-bodied and chewy, with plenty of tannins and a polished, caressing aftertaste. Balanced and well-made. Best af...