Intense red, with violet hues. Tastes friendly with soft tannins, with outstanding red fruit and a spicy finish.
"Six months in oak barrels. Roasted red-pepper and cranberry nose, and then into fireworks of sweet, chilli-pepper smoky, cheeky fruit smeared in tomato jam and a touch of basil leaf. Light-touch tannins. Mouth-watering. I eat very little pasta, but all this wine makes me feel like is a giant bowl of spaghetti alle vongole. A wine that belongs on a long, stained, burn-marked wooden kitchen table with pots of steaming food and bowls laden with bright salads. A wine that should be drunk in the hubbub noise of family and friends."
(Tamlyn Currin, jancisrobinson.com, Sept. 2020)