(2009 Vintage) Nose: Red cherry, plum & blackberry fruit. Notes of vanilla and forest floor, with floral tones and hints of cocoa, spice and wet earth after a rainstorm! Palate: Crushed red cherries, with plum & pomegranate overtones. Very focused with excellent structure & acidity. Good grip & weight with soft, but present tannins. Complex with layers of rich fruit and hints of earth & minerality laced throughout. Finish: Elegant with great acid and soft, dusty tannins. Hints of cocoa power & dark chocolate. Complex, yet supple mouth-feel, medium to long finish.