The color is a deep opaque ruby red. The initial fragrances of the bouquet are clean-edged notes of dark fruit, such as wild blackberry and black cherry, which slowly make way for more pungent impressions of balsam and wild herbs. More evolved nuances of leather and spice make for an impressive finale. The palate is notable for its magisterial structure, but at the same time for its warmth and velvety, rounded mouthfeel. Supple tannins and a supporting vibrant acidity contribute significantly to the wine's overall impressive balance and harmony, perfectly completed by a lengthy, long-lingering finish subtly edged with ripe fruit.
To pair with stews.