Cabernet Sauvignon makes up three-quarters of this blend, with the rest Syrah (20%) and Grenache. Aromas of cedar, sawdust, vanilla, herb and medicine cabinet lead to creamy feeling fruit flavors. It brings appeal but the oak seems a bit too primary.
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