Opaque dark red-purple. Blackberry, cassis and plum aromas with a hint of varietal spearmint on the nose. Oak is in the background.
The palate is concentrated and full. This variety can be tannic in its youth but here, the rich fruit has enveloped the structure of the wine to provide a generous, smooth mouthfeel with a long, powerfully constructed finish. Drinking well on release and has the capacity to cellar for the medium term.