Aromas: Black plum, lilac, fig, sultana, tomato leaf, coffee, browned sugar, alder smoke, and mushroom.
Flavors/experience: Dry; Medium-high acidity; Medium-full body. Cherry cordial, red plum, cassis, and prune. Fine tannin with white pepper and bitter dark chocolate. A long, savory finish shows cherry saltwater taffy, brine, and mint oil. Outstanding quality.
Specifications: A blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Cabernet Franc grown in rich, volcanic soil on Sicily, Italy, aged 14 months in oak barrels. 13.5% alcohol.