Inviting, fresh, racy scents mix pineapple, citrus and light tropical fruits. There is an interesting mouthfeel not unlike Sémillon, though none is indicated in the blend. The wine has substantial length and unusual highlights of spice, clove and mint, along with plenty of rich, ripe fruit to hold down the center palate. Not shy at 14.8% alcohol, this is a fine…
The blend is 78% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11% Malbec. The fruit carries a strong component of green, unripe herbs, along with some stemmy tannins. It could be perfectly enjoyable with a grilled steak, comparable to a rather ordinary Bordeaux.