Colour: dark violet, with brick tones.
Aroma: intense spices accompanied by soft green pepper, characteristic of this variety. There are toasted, vanilla, and smoke aromas from barrel aging.
Palate: this is a medium-bodied wine, very gentle and rich, combining many flavours. Leaves a velvety sweet sensation. It is a long wine, leaving a sensation of maturity
There's sugar on my cork.' Is a frequent one... no, not sugar but crystals of tartar sometimes called 'wine diamonds' which look - but do not taste - like sugar. They upset people - unless those people know in advance that they can occur and are a GOOD sign. Tartaric acid occurs naturally in all ...