Earthy in wild strawberry, tart cherry and exotic spicy aromas, it's well-made and tight in acidity. Elements of black tea intermingle nicely within complex layers that are delicate and bright.90Pts Wine Enthusiast The wine showed a light ruby color. Raspberry, cherry, cranberry, vanilla, oak and whiffs of licorice could all be found on the nose where the licorice emerged as the wine opened up. Black cherry, raspberry, vanilla, cranberry, oak and spice followed on the palate. The wine exhibited good structure and length, along with moderate tannins. This wine would pair well with a seared duck breast or a lightly grilled salmon filet.