possesses an opaque inky-purple hue of ruby, and the decadent perfume of a confectioner’s shop next door to a butcher’s shop. Aromas of fresh raspberries and warm white chocolate sit atop notes of black licorice alongside candied plum and violets.


With time in the glass, earth and spice notes emerge, and winter black truffle, boudin noir, burning incense, saucisson, cinnamon, black pepper, and nutmeg notes intrigue the olfactory. Long and silky, the sweet tannin fills out this concentrated, but lithe wine that possesses both power and precision.