Dark ruby. Pungent aromas of ripe dark berries, cherry pit and licorice, along with a floral nuance that builds as the wine stretches out. Lush bitter cherry and boysenberry flavors are supported by a spine of juicy acidity. Shows gently firming grip on a nicely persistent finish that features dusty tannins and a hint of spiciness. Drink now-2027.
Score: 90 points -- Josh Raynolds, Vinous