The intense, ruby red color of this wine tends toward orange with age. The full bouquet of sweet black cherry, pepper, and licorice is typical of the Cannonau grape. Warm and full bodied on the palate with excellent texture, ripe fruit flavors and pleasant tannins.
91 POINTS - RP - It boasts sweet black cherry fruit interwoven with notes of pepper, Provencal herbs, spice box, and licorice. This full-bodied beauty possesses superb texture and depth. Drink it over the next 2-3 years.
|Wine maker notes
|Type of Press: Soft Press
Method of extraction: punch down on the cap
Length of Maceration: 16 days
Fermented in tanks at a temperature of 82-86 degrees for 13-15 days.
Type: French barriques
The wine is aged for 6-8 months followed by an additional minimal in bottle prior to release from the winery.