In the glass:
Deep purple in color. Nose offers black pepper and cooked black cherry leading to cinnamon and allspice.
On the Palate:
Begins with white pepper and dried currant, leading quickly to strong black tea and a hint of anise.
IN THE GLASS Magenta in color. Nose offers vanilla, clove and anise, leading to plum, red apple, sour red cherry and plumeria.
ON THE PALATE Varietally correct with good structure and tannins. Blackberry, espresso, cigar box, and smoked meat with a long lingering finish.