This deep purple wine has notes of toasty oak, graphite and balsamic. The flavors are densely fruit with creme de cassis persisting through the lingering finish. 15 months in barrel, 8 months bottle age. Produced from ancient vaso trained vineyards up to 110 years old, fermented in stainless steel tanks, and then aged 15 months in French oak barrels.
Pair with rice, pasta, (noodles, spaghetti, macaroni), vegetables, mushroom, stewed meat, sausage, pork, roast meat, red and/or white meat with sauces, grilled meat, short or medium cured cheeses.