Warm, rich, and mouthfilling, with excellent palate weight. Generous flavors of ripe blackberries, cherries, and plums overlay a firm but silky smooth tannin structure, with earthy, cigar box and subtle toasty oak characters providing complex secondary flavors. The finish, long and persistent, is enhanced by appealing hints of spice.
Pair with New Zealand lamb rump with herb and lemon zest crust, sweet potato, and wilted spinach.
Generous, with vanilla, plum and black cherry flavors that are rich and lush, joined by echoes of cedar, tobacco and spice notes in the background. The finish reveals plenty of floral, herb and mineral details. Drink now through 2019.