Bright, brick red in color with crimson tints. Ripe, bold and lifted Shiraz flavors predominate the nose, rich plum fruits, coffee and chocolate supported by the French and American oak. Made to showcase the unique flavors of Shiraz, the palate tends to be fruit driven but balanced and lengthened by the older oak flavors. A sweet mid palate, soft tannins and warmth of character have created a wine with both power and finesse. Cellaring potential of at least 6 – 8 years. "The outstanding, elegant...