- This wine presents an effusive bouquet of ripe blueberry, raspberry and dark cherry aromas, backed by hints of vanilla bean, subtle mint leaf and cinnamon stick. The palate is lush, opening with flavors of blackberry pie and cherry fruit and backed by fine tannins and hints of toasted caramel, sweet cream and ground clove on the supple finish.
Reviewed 2014-10-11 by Kenn Pogash ("the guy wearing the bow tie")
From the glass the wine displays a eep, opaque, black cherry core that isconsistent to a dark pink rim. On the nose the wine offers pronounced aromas of dried black currants / raisins with hints if vanilla, cinnemenon spice, mint and dark bitter-sweet chocolate. These last tow aromas are very slight. On the palate the wine is dry, medioum-bodied, with a medium level of tannins and mouth-watering acidity. The flavors are medium intensity of ripe black cherry and cinnamon with hints of the dark bitter-sweet chocolate and mint almost as though the cholate and mint were co-mingled). The finish is clean with a a light intensity of the ripe black cherry, vanilla, dark bitter-sweet chocolate with a slight touch of mint lingering for a medium length of time.