Spice, blackberry, plum and earthy aromas which develop into dark berry and plum as the wine opens up. The aromas finish with hints of violets, chocolate, coffee and tarry notes. This is a full bodied wine with soft, but powerful tannins. The wine opens with blackberry jam, violets and plum. Fruit flavors of dark berries combine with mouth filling tannins to form a long silky mid-palate and ends with a clean lingering finish.