Color: Deep purple red.
Nose: Rapsberry, a hint of violet, a touch of olive and "tapenade", of rosemary, with a dominante of spice.
Palate: Full flavoured, deep taste, with an aftertaste of wood, spices and vanilla.
Wine Spectator 91 points - Offers a juicy mix of olive, tobacco and black cherry fruit, with iron and cocoa notes chiming in on the solid, medium-weight finish. Should open a touch more with cellaring. Drink now through 2012. 3,200 cases made.
(Apr 30 2010)