Dark ruby in color with a purplish rim and medium intensity.
On the nose, sour cherries, raspberries, strawberries, light wood, licorice, vegetables, dust, earth, vinaigrette, alcohol and black pepper.
Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity and nice legs.
Dry on the palate with strawberries, pomegranates, oak, licorice, spices, earth, light vegetables, herbs, leather, green pepper and peppercorn.
Medium plus in finish with light rounded tannins and tangy cranberries.
This French Grenache is drinking nicely now with mild complexity, but not fully balanced. Showing lively acidity and a gentle mouthfeel. Earthy with a tangy ending.
A good food wine. Good while still fresh and not for long term aging.
Needs an hour to open up properly and show some tannins.
13% alcohol by volume.
84 points. $25.