Wonderful dark and ripe fruit flavors fill out this wine beautifully, shaped by a velvety, softly tannic texture and mild acidity. Hints of chocolate, vanilla and cinnamon develop on the palate. From a long-time standard bearer for value, this wine is a no-lose proposition. Jim Gordon
Bottle Size750 ml
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