Malbec and Syrah both make up just under a third of this wine, with the balance Mourvèdre, Sangiovese and Tempranillo. It shows some reduction out of the gate, along with barrel spice, herb and blue and black fruit. The flavors are soft and supple, showing a pleasing sense of balance.
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