Opaque black/red to red/pink rim.
Brooding, alcoholic nose with savoury, meaty aromas.
Medium to full bodied with firm, mouthdrying tannins, and a rounded texture.
Sweet berry fruit, tobacco and cedar flavours carry through to a meaty, tannic finish.
Complex and drinkable (just) now, much better in 5 to 6 years.
Wine Tasting: U.S. of A. 1995 and 1996