A worthy rival to overpriced Napa versions... and for half the cost! Dense, dark purple color exuding rich flavors and aromas to come. The bouquet is for of inviting aromas including toasty red cherries, pencil shavings and currants and rich cocoa. Full bodied and well structured. Big, round tannins that let their presence be known and a long finish of ripe cherry and oak complexities. Well balanced.