Appearance: Deep cherry color with a purple rim.
Smell: Complex, varietal fruit over a clean bouquet and some lactic hints.
Taste: Powerful, tasty, with ripe tannins that give a pleasant mouth filling.
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 91 points - Roasted red fruits abound on the nose of this deep garnet colored wine. Bright ripe bing cherries and red raspberries are juicy in the mouth, followed by piney earth and a pleasantly rustic texture. A hint of smoke of the finish. (Jul 2015)