Vivid ruby-red. Intense, spice-accented aromas of candied dark berries and cherry, with a floral nuance gaining strength with air. Juicy, penetrating blackberry and star anise flavors are given depth by a touch of vanilla and show a supple, seamless quality. Closes on a sweet note, with fine-grained tannins adding grip and shape. Veteran winemaker Tony Rynders is at the helm here.