This is a study of darkness from the front to back. The wine begins with charred meat, packed violet, elderberry-paste and straight-up charcoal aromas on the nose. The palate pairs dried meat with black, almost bitter fruits, all clinging to a very firm structure. Matt Kettmann
Bottle Size750 ml
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