Intense nose of blackberry, dark cherry, and black currant leading into scents of crushed roses, tobacco, and sandalwood.
The palate shows licorice, dark chocolate, currant, and graphite with lingering ripe tannins.
Hand-harvested grapes handpicked early in the morning.
Small lot fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The cap was manually punched down twice a day. The wine was aged for 14 months in French Oak barrels. Crossflow filtration prior to bottling.