Dusty dark cherry and blackberry fruit dominate the nose, with secondary aromas of game, peppery spice and tobacco. The dark fruit character continues on the palate, transitioning into the finish, which is laced with hints of mocha and spice. Medium weight, with nice vibrancy in the mouth. Drink now-2015.
There’s a nice herbal earthiness here, giving a rustic and intriguing feel to this otherwise ripe, dark-fruit-dominant wine. Black plum, cherry and berry fill the midpalate, while tobacco and pepper spice take center stage on the finish. Approachable and lively now with good balance and soft tannins.