Additional tasting notes
Color : intense garnet red.
Nose : intense, aromas of ripe fruit, red cherries, sweet spices.
Mouth : soft and balanced, fine tannins, good lingering flavour.
Alcohol level : 13.5%
Winemaking : 12 months in oak casks
Food pairing : Roasted red meats, game, mixed grill kebabs, orechiette stew, full bodied cheeses.
Aging potential : 6 to 9 Years
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