Blueberry, coal/charcoal, pine/cedar/forest floor notes, graphite, green olive tapenade, caper berry, baking chocolate, mint, black pepper, brine, hint of cola berry, raw meat, smoked meat, salami. On palate, soft and rich, blackberry liquor, mint, brine, meat/blood, iron, volcanic rock.
Wine Spectator: Ripe and intense, with a polish to the vivid wild blackberry, raspberry and boysenberry fruit. This is full-bodied, firming midpalate, ending with a chewy tannic aftertaste. Syrah, Tempranillo and Petit Verdot. Best from 2013 through 2023. 330 cases made.