Rich, expansive aromatics of red raspberries and pomegranate greet with hints of lavender and black tea. A smooth, integrated palate provides brooding layers of Amarena cherry, Italian plum and black pepper. Silky tannins linger with a trace of spice and blood orange bitters on the finish.
“…gorgeous notes of fresh cherries, rhubarb pie and violets with suggestions of bay leaves, forest floor, fungi and black tea. Medium-bodied, the palate offers a firm backbone of ripe, fine-grained tannins and plenty of freshness cutting through the intense flavors…”
– Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (August 31, 2017)
“A highly perfumed bouquet evokes ripe red and blue fruits, candied flowers and incense, along with hints of cola, vanilla and smoked meat in the background. Seamless and appealingly sweet, offering concentrated black raspberry, boysenberry and lavender pastille flavors…”
– Vinous (January, 2015)