Matured in oak barrels for at least 18 months. An intense dark red shading to brick red at the rim. A range of different characteristics can be identified on the nose - black cherry fruit, spicy notes of leather and musk, tobacco and vanilla oak. Medium to full bodied with some finesse, concentrated red fruit compote flavours and smooth, mellow tannins on the finish. Food Match: Game, roast beef and other grilled red meats, rich vegetarian dishes and mature cheeses.