Rich violet and garnet edges. Aromas of blackberry, black currant, clove, chocolate, toffee, leather, plum, violets, and coffee. Flavors of blackberry, black cherry, dried tobacco leaves, cinnamon, cigar box, and rhubarb pie. A full and complex entrance sets the tone. Layers of varietal characteristics flow through the mid-palate. e structure and balanced tannins lend to a lingering finish.