Nose

opens with inviting aromas of rose petal, mineral and candied fruit.

Palate

Ripe cherry and red currant flavors are predominant upon the first sip, while notes of crushed granite surround vanilla and spicy oak. Balanced acidity makes this wine juicy, while tannins from this hillside location yield the framework for a wine with great longevity.

Aging

French oak barrels (53% new, 47% once-used)