Dark black olive in colour with vibrant cherry red, magenta hues.
Lifted, ripe and juicy. The nose shows brooding stewed black fruit aroma with hints of dark bitter chocolate and freshly turned earth. There are also wafts of black pepper.
Full bodied, rich, ripe, soft and long. The upfront fruit flavours are of overtly ripe blackcurrant and cherries. The mid palate is broad with smoked meat characteristics, supported by nutty sweet oak. The back palate is dry, soft, long and persistent.
Peak Drinking / Cellaring Potential
5-8 years, decant prior to consumption.
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