Extremely fruity aromas of ripe berries and plums are combined with barrel toast when first poured. Complex flavors of mulberry, cherry, mocha and sweet oak are held up by bright acidity and moderate tannins with a clean finish.SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRINGS: This elegant wine can be paired with a wide range of cuisine and shows particularly well with grilled and lightly smoked foods, Mediterranean foods and pasta that has roasted tomatoes, vegetables and sweet peppers. ALCOHOL: 13.8%
Planet Grape(2013 Vintage) Notes of black currant, blackberry, drying tobacco leaf and smoky, dark mineral. Elegant, balanced and ready-to-drink.
Wine Spectator(1996 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 02/28/99
Wine Spectator(2000 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/03.
Wine Spectator(1987 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/30/91