Bouquet: bright cherry compote, nut
meg, sage, tobacco leaf, toffee
Palate: fresh pomegranate, chocolate macaroon, ancho chili, lavender, poached pear, red apple skin
Perception: prominent red fruit, spice, and earth components supported by bold acidity, firm tannins, and a round, floral finish
Drinkability: enjoy now and years to come!
2015 Vintage: A warm winter yielded bud break three weeks earlier than normal and lead into bloom under exceptional weather conditions. A dry and hot summer was broken up by rain in late August, and favorably cooled down in September in time to result in one of the earliest harvests on record. The grapes at harvest were extraordinary in quantity and quality, offering ripeness, balance, and expressive flavor.