This wine is deceptively simple until it is paired with a good steak - then the tannins kick in.
Drink well aged, with dry-aged beef. Highly Recommended. 94 points.
Vanilla, pepper, and chocolate covered cherries are on the nose. Black cherries lead on the palate, with the chocolate following from behind, hand in hand with cassis and tomato leaf. Black pepper underlies eve...
Dry on the palate, full bodied, medium-high acidity, medium-high tannin, and medium to medium-high alcohol. Flavors of blackberry jam, dried black fruit, tobacco, cedar chips, sage, and leaves. Hold for 2-3 years before opening. Pair with black pepper and blue cheese topped sirloin with caramelized onions. Recommended. RR