This wine has been matured in French oak barrels for atleast 15 months. It is a bright garnet red color. It has a lush aroma of red berries, mint, eucalyptus, red and black cherries, vanilla, coffee and chocolate. The wine tastes of red cherries, red berries, ripe plums, and various spices. It pairs well with red meat, grilled lamb, game, and fine ripened cheeses.