Aromas of black cherries, blackberries, mulberries, and anise with hints baking spices and violets. Full-bodied and voluptuous, it is well structured with medium velvety tannins, juicy acidity, layers of spice on a lengthy finish.
Named 'Reiver' for the border raiders of the Anglo-Scot borders. Throughout the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries the border country was ravaged by lawless Reiver families in a vicious cycle of raid, reprisal and blood feud. Their allegiance was first to the family, the surname, not the crown, whether English or Scottish.