(2005 Vintage) Color: Crimson red, with purple hues. Aroma: Dark black fruit aromas of plum combine with spice and vanillin oak. Palate: The supple yet generous palate is dominated by rich, spicy prune juice and black berry fruit flavors. The wine is soft and well balanced with a lingering, chamois-like tannin finish. Serving suggestions: Beef rending or baba ghanoush with toasted Turkish bread.