Smoky, powerful, slight peony aromas, subtle blackcurrant aromas, slight cherry aromas, slight spice aromas, slight smoky aromas.
Well-balanced, generous, full-bodied, slight cherry hints, slight spice hints, smoky hints, elegant tannin, fine tannin, smooth, good intensity, good length.
Traditional hand picking.
Use of sorting tables, Total destemming, Fermentation in Epoxy-resin-lined-cement vats, Use of cultured yeast, Malolactic fermentation.
Ageing in oak barrel used for two previous vintages, Ageing in oak barrel, Fining, Traditional corks.
Ruby-red colour, intense, garnet red highlights.
Breast of duck, Firm cheeses, Rib of beef, Red fruit desserts, Lamb chop.