Concentrated, ripe and saturated with fruit and spice characters, this wine has a deeper-than-usual color. Potent black cherry and clove aromas partner with rich cherry and blackberry jam flavors and a firm, tannic texture. Hints of nutmeg, cinnamon, cedar and vanilla weave through the flavors and hang on to the finish. Jim Gordon
Bottle Size750 ml
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