Appearance: Deep ruby with concentrated legs on the glass. Nose:Bursting with dark fruits and roasted nuts, with aromas of fresh black cherries, blackcurrant, rose pedal and roasted walnuts. Palate: Rich flavors of black cherries, toasted hazelnuts, fresh sage, mocha, and subtle vanilla and oak flavors. Tannins are firm in their youth but will soften with age. Food Pairings: Grilled steak, short ribs, braised red cabbage, roasted duck.