This elegant wine opens with effusive floral aromas of violet and hyacinth intermingled with hints of powdered chocolate, black licorice, freshly ground coffee beans and Santa Rosa plums, creating a sophisticated bouquet that is characteristic of the 2015 vintage. The palate is expansive and expressive, showing a completeness and comfort within its own skin. The entry exposes juicy blackberry and black cherry with plush flavors of bramble and briary, supported by fine grained tannins that lead into a velvety finish with the essence of dark chocolate.
The 2015 vintage produced a wine that is effusive, with a round center and fresh, vivid finish. The bouquet exhibits enticing aromas of ripe papaya, lime oil, lemongrass and flint. Opening with juicy notes of Asian pear, nectarine and lemon cream, the palate exhibits a lively, bright mouthfeel. Subtle undertones of citrus blossom, spice drops and a distinctive minerality linger on the clean, lasting finish.