Lovely deep ruby-red colour.
The floral, fresh and complex nose reveals aromas of spices and redcurrants.
The attack is smooth, elegant and subtle, leading into robust structure.
The finish is elegant and long-lasting, carried along nicely by its tannins and nice ripe fruit.
In oak barrels for 12 months (30% new barrels and 70% one year barrels on average).
The perfect match would be pigeon, goose or lamb, together with hard cheese.
READINESS FOR DRINKING
It can be enjoyed young, or cellared for 15 years or more.