The Wine News, April 2005
"Big smoky aromas of blackberry, cured meat, wood spice and tea. Creamy flavors of blueberry, citrus, black pepper and semisweet chocolate are thick and gripping, long close features sweetened coffee."
Aromas: Concentrated plum, tobacco, coffee, and cocoa layered with rich black fruit and a hint of anise and bay.
Flavors: Taste and Texture Intense and mouth filling with complex flavors of plum, vanilla and coffee accented with ripe, supple tannins. Rich, full-bodied texture and structure lead to a long finish.