Deep violet red in the glass, this offers aromas of fruits of the wood, green pepper and brambles. There is a nice mix of spice and fruit flavors, in particular blackberry, raspberry, lingonberry, anise, menthol and black pepper. Smooth tannins and a pleasing sense of coolness wind down in time for a burst of orange zest on the finish.
Lifestyle & Entertaining Editor
Reviews Israel, other Asia and other Africa.
DeSimone is a spirits, wine, food and lifestyle writer who has traveled extensively in his journalistic pursuits. Most recently he co-authored the book Wines of the Southern Hemisphere
(Sterling Epicure, October 2012). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org