Appearance: Deep purple ruby core with black secondary color, and a plum rim with slow forming, moderately stained tears.

Aroma: Aromatic and complex with black cherry, blackberry and currant fruit mixed with sweet spice, dusty leather, smoke and cracked pepper.

Palate: Full bodied, with ripe black cherry and blackberry jam fruit mixed with vanilla and cinnamon barrel spice on the entry and pleasant slightly rustic elements of smoky leather, dried herbs, black pepper, and sustained dusty fruit on the mid-palate. The finish is long and fresh with lingering fruit mixed with complex sweet spice