Bright and distinguished with vibrant crimson hues. Blackberry fruit with spice and mocha lift with ripe tannins and quality oak show on the nose. An elegant long palate with spice and chocolate undertones. Always an even balance of subtle oak, grape acid and an elegance. 18‐20 months in American Hogsheads. Drink now until 2018 with Roast lamb or Beef, Braised Oxtail.