Opaque, deep red with a vibrant ruby edge. On the nose, cassis, red plum, black cherry, cocoa, vanilla, baking spice and toasty notes. Hints of sweet herb and floral notes add intrigue. Lifted aromatics, inviting, fresh and intriguing! Ever evolving and revealing nuances. Vibrant red berries, cassis, blackberry and plum, textural and elegant with balanced acidity. Fresh fruit on the entry with a broad mid-palate. Toasty, sweet oak frame the fruit and lend structure. Youthful, full bodied and welcoming. This wine finishes with supple ripe tannins and bittersweet cocoa. The acid balance makes this wine inviting, rich and delicious. Great food wine. 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Malbec, 4% Merlot, 4% Petit Verdot, 2% Cabernet Franc and 1% Tannat
An easy harvest for reds, dryspring with gentle rain stopping just at flowering set up an extended growing/ripening season with moderate temperatures 80-92° F day time temperature with cool night and foggy mornings, great for slow gentle ripening. Giving varietal character, elegance, balance, age ability and old world character.