(fermented with wild yeasts): Good bright medium red. Black cherry, spices, smoky oak and underbrush on the nose, plus a hint of strawberry liqueur. Supple, sweet and very ripe, but could use more shape and thrust to its red berry liqueur and earth flavors. Finishes with soft tannins and decent length. Not bad but could use more definition and lift. -- Stephen Tanzer
This dense yet elegant wine offers black fruit, floral and spice aromas and flavors. The palate is silkily structured with layered fine tannins, culminating in a finish that gradually unwinds, revealing bright red berry and violets.
Delicious with poultry, lamb and mushrooms.