- Ruby with clear brown rim. Soft, soothing aromas of violet, floral, strawberry, coffee, stone and hint of green pepper and meat juice. Medium bodied, cherry, earth, coffee and leather. Medium finish of dried cherry, cigar smoke and burnt wood. Tannins are quite integrated, soft and plush.
- Ruby red with tiny clearing on the rim. Day 1, nothing showed up really. Left it for day 2. Nose of lavender, blue fruit, iron mineral, soy, violet, cut grass and some floral. Medium body, taste of spice, meat juice, raspberry, cloves. Tannins seem quite resolved already, very easy to drink. Short finish, with spice, smoke and a bit of oak.
- Good tannin structure. Plummy raspberry. Medium finish.