Deep crimson red and purple hues.
Try this with porterhouse steak served medium rare, rare roast beef (or with a pepper sauce), BBQ spicy sausages, or strong hard cheeses like cheddar. With its fruity sweetness it can also handle a mellow blue cheese.
Rich, concentrated and mouth coating, showing plum and dark cherry supported by underlying chocolate and vanillin. Fine tannin, elegant structure balance and length.