Very concentrated flavors of raspberry, cassis, mocha and root beer burst in your mouth. The aromas are similar, but with a high-toned, perfumed edge to them. Big, rich, mouth-coating tannins give way to a long, jammy finish.
Stephen Tanzer (ST): 93
Inky purple. Exotic, expansive aromas of dark berry preserves, apricot, fresh flowers and spicecake. Juicy, palate-staining blueberry and boysenberry flavors show an appealing sweetness and pick up a smoky nuance with air. Closes on an intensely floral note, with excellent clarity